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Subject svn commit: r833281 - in /poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs: book.xml download.xml faq.xml subversion.xml
Date Fri, 06 Nov 2009 02:29:18 GMT
Author: wave
Date: Fri Nov  6 02:29:17 2009
New Revision: 833281

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=833281&view=rev
documentation changes


Modified: poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/book.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/book.xml?rev=833281&r1=833280&r2=833281&view=diff
--- poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/book.xml (original)
+++ poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/book.xml Fri Nov  6 02:29:17 2009
@@ -28,35 +28,8 @@
         <menu-item label="Home" href="index.html"/>
         <menu-item label="Download" href="download.html"/>
         <menu-item label="FAQ" href="faq.html"/>
-        <menu-item label="History and Future" href="historyandfuture.html"/>
-    </menu>
-    <menu label="Modules">
-        <menu-item label="Overview" href="overview.html"/>
-        <menu-item label="POIFS" href="poifs/index.html"/>
-        <menu-item label="HSSF+XSSF" href="spreadsheet/index.html"/>
-        <menu-item label="HWPF" href="hwpf/index.html"/>
-        <menu-item label="HPSF" href="hpsf/index.html"/>
-        <menu-item label="HSLF" href="slideshow/index.html"/>
-        <menu-item label="HSMF" href="hsmf/index.html"/>
-        <menu-item label="HDGF" href="hdgf/index.html"/>
-        <menu-item label="HPBF" href="hpbf/index.html"/>
-        <menu-item label="OpenXML4J" href="oxml4j/index.html"/>
-		    <menu-item label="POI-Ruby" href="poi-ruby.html"/>
-        <menu-item label="Text Extraction" href="text-extraction.html"/>
-    </menu>
-    <menu label="Documentation">
-        <menu-item label="Javadocs" href="ext:javadoc"/>
-        <menu-item label="Legal" href="legal.html"/>
-      <!--
-        <menu-item label="To Do" href="todo.html"/>
-        <menu-item label="Vision" href="plan/POI20Vision.html"/>
-      -->  
-    </menu>
-    <menu label="Development">
         <menu-item label="Changes" href="changes.html"/>
+        <menu-item label="Javadocs" href="ext:javadoc"/>
         <menu-item label="Source Repository" href="subversion.html"/>
         <menu-item label="Mailing Lists" href="mailinglists.html"/>
         <menu-item label="Bug Database" href="http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?product=POI"/>
@@ -64,6 +37,21 @@
         <menu-item label="Resolutions" href="resolutions/index.html"/>
         <menu-item label="Get Involved" href="getinvolved/index.html"/>
         <menu-item label="Who We Are" href="who.html"/>
+        <menu-item label="Legal" href="legal.html"/>
+    </menu>
+    <menu label="Modules">
+        <menu-item label="Overview" href="overview.html"/>
+        <menu-item label="Text Extraction" href="text-extraction.html"/>
+        <menu-item label="Excel (SS=HSSF+XSSF)" href="spreadsheet/index.html"/>
+        <menu-item label="Word (HWPF+XWPF)" href="hwpf/index.html"/>
+        <menu-item label="PowerPoint (HSLF+XSLF)" href="slideshow/index.html"/>
+        <menu-item label="OLE2 Filesystem (POIFS)" href="poifs/index.html"/>
+        <menu-item label="OLE2 Properties (HPSF)" href="hpsf/index.html"/>
+        <menu-item label="OpenXML4J" href="oxml4j/index.html"/>
+        <menu-item label="Outlook (HSMF)" href="hsmf/index.html"/>
+        <menu-item label="Visio (HDGF)" href="hdgf/index.html"/>
+        <menu-item label="Publisher (HPBF)" href="hpbf/index.html"/>
     <menu label="Misc">
@@ -71,6 +59,7 @@
         <menu-item label="References" href="references/index.html"/>
         <menu-item label="POI in the News" href="news.html"/>
         <menu-item label="Sponsors" href="http://www.apache.org/foundation/thanks.html"
+        <menu-item label="History and Future" href="historyandfuture.html"/>

Modified: poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/download.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/download.xml?rev=833281&r1=833280&r2=833281&view=diff
--- poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/download.xml (original)
+++ poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/download.xml Fri Nov  6 02:29:17 2009
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@
           <li>Latest stable release: <link href="download.html#POI-3.5-FINAL">Apache
POI 3.5</link></li>
-          <li><link href="download.html#archive">Release Archive</link></li>
+          <li><link href="http://archive.apache.org/dist/poi/">Release Archive</link></li>
         Apache POI releases are available under the <link href="http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0">Apache
License, Version 2.0.</link> 
@@ -81,15 +81,6 @@
-    <section><title>Release Archive</title>
-      <anchor id="archive"/>
-      <p>
-        Only current recommended releases are available on the main distribution site and
its mirrors. 
-        Older releases are available from the 
-        <link href="http://archive.apache.org/dist/poi/">archive</link>
-        download site.      
-      </p>
-    </section>
       <anchor id="verify"/>

Modified: poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/faq.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/faq.xml?rev=833281&r1=833280&r2=833281&view=diff
--- poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/faq.xml (original)
+++ poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/faq.xml Fri Nov  6 02:29:17 2009
@@ -22,13 +22,13 @@
 <faqs title="Frequently Asked Questions">
-          My code uses some new HSSF feature, compiles fine but fails when live with a "MethodNotFoundException"
+          My code uses some new feature, compiles fine but fails when live with a "MethodNotFoundException"
-		 <p>You almost certainly have an older version of POI earlier 
+		 <p>You almost certainly have an older version of POI 
 		 on your classpath. Quite a few runtimes and other packages 
 		 will ship an older version of POI, so this is an easy problem
-		 to hit without realising.</p>
+		 to hit without your realising.</p>
 		 <p>The best way to identify the offending earlier jar file is
 		 with a few lines of java. These will load one of the core POI
 		 classes, and report where it came from.</p>
@@ -46,8 +46,7 @@
 		 <p>You almost certainly have an older version earlier on your
-		 classpath. See the answer to the similar question above for
-		 how to track this down.</p>
+		 classpath. See the prior answer.</p>
@@ -56,7 +55,7 @@
           <p>You've probably enabled logging.  Logging is intended only for
-          autopsie style debugging.  Having it enabled will reduce performance
+          autopsy style debugging.  Having it enabled will reduce performance
           by a factor of at least 100.  Logging is helpful for understanding
           why POI can't read some file or developing POI itself.  Important
           errors are thrown as exceptions, which means you probably don't need
@@ -68,10 +67,10 @@
           What is the HSSF "eventmodel"?
-              <p>The HSSF eventmodel package is a new API for reading XLS files more
efficiently.  It does
+              <p>The SS eventmodel package is an API for reading Excel files without
loading the whole spreadsheet into memory.  It does
               require more knowledge on the part of the user, but reduces memory consumption
by more than
               tenfold.  It is based on the AWT event model in combination with SAX.  If you
need read-only
-              access to a given XLS file, this is the best way to do it.</p>
+              access, this is the best way to do it.</p>
@@ -89,28 +88,19 @@
             Why am I getting an exception each time I attempt to read my spreadsheet?
-            <p>It's possible your spreadsheet contains a feature that is not currently
supported by HSSF.
-            For example - spreadsheets containing cells with rich text are not currently
+            <p>It's possible your spreadsheet contains a feature that is not currently
supported by POI.
+            If you encounter this then please create the simplest file that demonstrates
the trouble and submit it to
+	      <link href="http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?product=POI">Bugzilla.</link></p>
-            Does HSSF support protected spreadsheets?
-        </question>
-        <answer>
-            <p>Protecting a spreadsheet encrypts it.  We wont touch encryption because
we're not legally educated
-            and don't understand the full implications of trying to implement this.  If you
wish to have a go
-            at this feel free to add it as a plugin module.  We wont be hosting it here however.</p>
-        </answer>
-    </faq>
-    <faq>
-        <question>
-            How do you tell if a field contains a date with HSSF?
+            How do you tell if a spreadsheet cell contains a date?
             <p>Excel stores dates as numbers therefore the only way to determine if
a cell is
             actually stored as a date is to look at the formatting. There is a helper method
-            in HSSFDateUtil (since the 1.7.0-dev release) that checks for this.
+            in HSSFDateUtil that checks for this.
             Thanks to Jason Hoffman for providing the solution.</p>
@@ -181,7 +171,7 @@
-	   Yes.  You first need to get a HSSFDataFormat object from the workbook and call getFormat
with the desired format.  Some examples are <link href="spreadsheet/quick-guide.html#DataFormats">here</link>.
+	   Yes.  You first need to get a DataFormat object from the workbook and call getFormat
with the desired format.  Some examples are <link href="spreadsheet/quick-guide.html#DataFormats">here</link>.
@@ -191,7 +181,7 @@
-	   Yes.  This is a built-in format for excel that you can get from HSSFDataFormat object
using the format string "@".  Also, the string "text" will alias this format.
+	   Yes.  This is a built-in format for excel that you can get from DataFormat object using
the format string "@".  Also, the string "text" will alias this format.
@@ -205,41 +195,6 @@
-        <question>
-            I tried to set cell values and Excel sheet name on my native language,
-            but I failed to do it. :(
-        </question>
-        <answer>
-            <p>By default HSSF uses cell values and sheet names as compressed unicode,
-            so to support localization you should use Unicode.
-            To do it you should set it manually:</p>
-            <source>
-                // for sheet name
-                HSSFWorkbook wb = new HSSFWorkbook();
-                HSSFSheet s = wb.createSheet();
-                wb.setSheetName( 0, "SomeUnicodeName", HSSFWorkbook.ENCODING_UTF_16 );
-                // for cell value
-                HSSFRow r = s.createRow( 0 );
-                HSSFCell c = r.createCell( (short)0 );
-                c.setCellType( HSSFCell.CELL_TYPE_STRING );
-                c.setEncoding( HSSFCell.ENCODING_UTF_16 );
-                c.setCellValue( "\u0422\u0435\u0441\u0442\u043E\u0432\u0430\u044F" ); </source>
-            <p>
-                Make sure you make the call to setEncoding() before calling setCellValue(),
otherwise what you pass in won't be interpreted properly.
-            </p>
-        </answer>
-    </faq>
-    <faq>
-        <question>
-            I'm having trouble creating a spreadsheet using POI using
-            websphere 3.5.
-        </question>
-        <answer>
-            <p>Make sure you have fix pack 4 installed.</p>
-        </answer>
-    </faq>
-    <faq>
         I am using styles when creating a workbook in POI, but Excel refuses to open the
file, complaining about "Too Many Styles".
@@ -317,18 +272,4 @@
  fileOut.close(); </source>
-    <faq>
-        <question>
-            Will POI read any spreadsheet and rewrite it with modifications.
-        </question>
-        <answer>
-            <p>POI is not guanteed to read the contents of any spreadsheet.
-                Certain features may cause spreadsheets to fail to read.  More
-                problematic is rewriting spreadsheets.  POI tried hard to
-                preserve the records of the original spreadsheet but some
-                features may cause problems.  We advise that you limit the
-                formatting of spreadsheets you process so as to not be
-                unpleasantly suprised at a later stage.</p>
-        </answer>
-    </faq>

Modified: poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/subversion.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/subversion.xml?rev=833281&r1=833280&r2=833281&view=diff
--- poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/subversion.xml (original)
+++ poi/trunk/src/documentation/content/xdocs/subversion.xml Fri Nov  6 02:29:17 2009
@@ -32,8 +32,8 @@
          Most users of the source code probably don't need to have day to 
          day access to the source code as it changes. For these users we 
-         provide easy to unpack source code downloads via our
-         <link href="ext:download">download pages.</link>
+         provide easy to unpack source code from releases via our
+         <link href="download.html">download page.</link>
     <section><title>Access the Version Controlled Source Code</title>
@@ -57,11 +57,6 @@
        your hard-disk and wasting bandwidth.
-      <p><strong>NOTE</strong>: See this 
-       <link href="http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/svninfo.html">Subversion
-        information</link> page for a brief description of the relationship be
-       tween URL tuples such as <em>trunks-proper</em> and <em>proper</em>.</p>
        <li>For read only access to the Apache POI svn, please use
         <link href="http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/poi/trunk/">http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/poi/trunk/</link></li>

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