Reading Word files and converting to text files

Hello.

How do I read a word file and then convert it to a text file from Delphi 6.I
think I may need to use OLE controls, but I haven't used them before. Any
suggestions?

Thanks.

Fezekile Futhwa
Database Programmer
Africa Centre for Health and Population Studies
Tel:(035)550-0158
Fax:(035)550-1674
Email: ffut...@mrc.ac.za