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From Glen Stampoultzis <gst...@iinet.net.au>
Subject Re: Powerpoint conversion Help!!
Date Sat, 16 Aug 2003 23:48:32 GMT

I'm not sure I can help much with your problem but I have a question for 
you.  Are you working on the escher format as part of your work?

Regards,

Glen

At 10:13 PM 14/08/2003, you wrote:
>Hi,
>I am working on reading the binary stream of PowerPoint and converting to
>Java objects.Currently I am facing the problem of edited slides.
>
>Observation:
>The Slide record contains a SlideAtom but it does not contain any unique
>slide ID/Number.
>The SlideListWithText record contains a unique slide ID by which I can
>recognise a particular slide.
>Once a powerpoint file is saved,any subsequent edits or changes to a slide
>creates a new slide record in the binary stream.
>
>Problem:
>I need to co- relate the original slide with the edited slide. In the sense
>I need to know which slide has been edited so that I can make changes to
>the corresponding user object.
>The UserEditAtom contains the file position of the last edit and also the
>slide ID of the last edited slide.But what if more than one slide has been
>changed or edited.
>
>Please mail me some ideas as how to overcome this problem.
>
>
>Thanks and Regards
>Sukesh
>
>
>
>
>--Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take,
>  but by the moments that take our breath away.
>
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Glen Stampoultzis
gstamp@iinet.net.au
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