From: Tomas Frydrych (tomasfrydrych_at_yahoo.co.uk)
Date: Thu Apr 15 2004 - 04:14:16 EDT
> In addition we *have* to work out how to import text boxes from MSWord.
> Is there a tool for examing the binary stream from a *.doc format?
> I think we can reverse engineer the structures needed for Text box
> import/export by examining slight variations on simple cases with such a
I do not know of any tool, but I have started working on this with
not much success; you can examine the relevant memory contents inside
_handleTextBoxes() after the call to wvGetPLCF(). There are some
patterns there, but not as predictable as we would like -- what is
worse, the data size appears to be variable, i.e., inserting multiple
textboxes results in non-linear change in the size of the data.
I am currently quite busy (in the process of buying a house, getting
ready for LUDEX next week and the end of semester, the busiest time
of the whole year at work, is only three weeks away, so I am unlikely
to have a huge amount of time to spent on this particular issue
before mid May.
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