-deep breath-

Any ideas on letting users in a "I have to send these reports up to the corporate office but I'd rather not reinput all this data field by field!"- type environment upload they own formats, like WordPerfect,Word, Lotus or Excel for example.

Are there tools/scripts that can extract the delimited fileds or document information so an automated "LOAD DATA INFILE" function can be performed at scheduled intervals? What Linux related scripts could assist this task?

-I love using MySQL/PHP but need to take more of the manual labor out of inputting table infromation-