Convert a Microsoft Word document to markdown

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How to convert a Microsoft Word document like .doc or .docx to markdown.

# first install pandoc (use brew for macOS)
brew install pandoc

# then this is the command to convert the file
# the markdown type converts tables and the extract media will put all images in ./media
pandoc -f docx -t markdown my-document.docx -o --extract-media=./

That's it. Short one. Hope it helps!