CFX_Word2Text tags will convert MS Word .doc file to text. It does not require Word to be installed on the server. This tag reads the contents of files using the indexing service's filter implementation. The indexing service is installed on Windows 2000/XP machines (and NT machines running the Option Pack). It lets you read the contents of a variety of files recognized by the indexing service without knowing the internal file format. You can also extract text from HTML files , this is useful when you want to the text content of files ,without html tags .