How to publish code as a Word document on a Mac?

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I have Mac Office 2011 and R2012b, yet I haven't been able to publish .m code as a word document.
publish('my_fun.m','doc')
results in the following error:
"Error using mxdom2word (line 9) Publishing to Microsoft Word is only supported on the PC."
Really? This basic operation isn't supported? Is there a work-around?

Accepted Answer

Walter Roberson
Walter Roberson on 29 Nov 2012
Likely the communications with MS Word is handled via ActiveX, which is not present in OS-X.
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Ken Atwell
Ken Atwell on 29 Nov 2012
Walter is right, publishing to Microsoft Word is performed with Active-X, a technology specific to Windows.
As an alternative, would publishing to HTML or PDF (supported on Macs) be workable for you?

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Matthew Simoneau
Matthew Simoneau on 29 Nov 2012
A workaround is to publish to HTML, open the HTML up in Word, and then save as Word.
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John Ondov
John Ondov on 18 Feb 2016
Great idea! May not be perfect,but better than trying to convert pdf to word - at least as far as I know!

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ZHONGQIAN SHANGGUAN
ZHONGQIAN SHANGGUAN on 15 Jun 2020
When I used the code to publish my file, i just got the following error info:
Publishing to Microsoft Word is only supported on the PC.

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