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From Ross Gardler <>
Subject Re: How do I create Forrest:* styles?
Date Wed, 20 Oct 2004 10:21:22 GMT
Ross Gardler wrote:
> Clay Leeds wrote:
>> We already know there appears to be a bug in Writer's 
>> handling of Styles[1]. But if I knew how the styles in the 
>> openoffice-writer.sxw file was created, I might be able to 
>> 'workaround' the situation by re-creating the openoffice-writer.sxw 
>> file. For one thing, openoffice-writer.sxw does not appear to have 
>> Headings 3, 4 and 5. As a result, I don't appear to be able to include 
>> them in my documents.
>> [1]
> This XSL I attached to have 
> some rudimentary handling of Open Office style information. That will 
> give you a start on working out how styles are stored.
> If you open up an sxw file (i.e. unzip it) you will see the styles are 
> stored in a separate file and linked by ID to the relevent elements in 
> the content.
> I am sure the website will have much more info on this.

Sorry, I just realised I misunderstood your question. Nevertheless, 
looking into how OpenOffice manages its styles may help with the 
workaraound. I'm afraid I don't know the answer to your real question.


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