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From Pierpaolo Fumagalli <p...@apache.org>
Subject Re: MS Word Producer
Date Wed, 05 Apr 2000 23:30:53 GMT
Jeff Martin wrote:
> 
> Just wondering if anyone had ever tried creating XML documents on the fly
> from MS Word documents.
> I've got a load of word documents which I want to give people web access to
> browse whilst keeping the word documents as the master.
> 
> I was thinking of using COM/Word Basic to get at the document structure and
> produce an basic XML version of the document structure. This can then be
> placed into a cocoon producer and then passed on into a more usable document
> type (e.g. PDF, HTML). I know that I'll probably lose a lot of the structure
> of the document but as long as I can get the general info across I'm not too
> worried.
> 
> I know it's stupid but then so am I ;o)
> 
> Anyone ever tried anything like this?

Hmmm... Doesn't Office2000 exports all the stuff in XML????

	Pier


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