Re: MSWord DOC (fwd)


Subject: Re: MSWord DOC (fwd)
From: Dom Lachowicz (cinamod@hotmail.com)
Date: Sat Nov 11 2000 - 14:03:32 CST


I get "??word??" in AbiWord and I think that this is because I don't have
any Chinese fonts or locales installed. In HTML, I get "word" which
looks Chinese enough for me :-)

This is wierd. I can import Chinese word documents now just fine, but not US
english ones... ugh.. need to fix this bug.

Dom

>From: Vlad Harchev <hvv@hippo.ru>
>To: Sam TH <sam@uchicago.edu>
>CC: Chih-Wei Huang <cwhuang@linux.org.tw>, abiword-dev@abisource.com,
> Dom Lachowicz <cinamod@hotmail.com>
>Subject: Re: MSWord DOC (fwd)
>Date: Sat, 11 Nov 2000 22:09:58 +0400 (SAMT)
>
>On Sat, 11 Nov 2000, Sam TH wrote:
>
> > On Sun, Nov 12, 2000 at 01:34:26AM +0800, Chih-Wei Huang wrote:
> > > Sam TH gDG
> > > > Vlad, what exactly is this document supposed to look like? When I
>run
> > > > it thorough wv here, I get a document with about 7 CJK characters.
>Is
> > > > that anything like correct? What's the desired result?
> > >
> > > If you import it correctly, it should looks like this
> > > http://cle.linux.org.tw/images/screen_shot/abiword-4.jpg
> > >
> > > That is, two Chinese characters, plus 'word',
> > > and follows another two Chinese characters.
> > >
> >
> > I get, when using wv, ??####?? where the #s are chinese characters (but
> > not the ones in your screen shot) and the ?s are actual question marks.
>
> If you have new glibc (2.1.96 and above), then #s are byte-swapped
>ascii characters (i.e. 'w'<<8, 'o'<<8, 'r'<<8,'d'<<8) and "?" is the even
>funnier things I guess.
>
> Best regards,
> -Vlad
>

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