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From Obi Van Kenobi <geonosian_co...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Bug in POIFS documentation ?
Date Sat, 03 Apr 2004 13:01:30 GMT
Hi,

oops

I am Sorry.  I take back the *second* question

0x78 + 4  = 0x7C  (not 0x82) 

But *first* question is still valid.

Thanks
Obi Van

--- Obi Van Kenobi <geonosian_coder@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I was reading through POIFS documentation given in
> site and trying to correlate with an xls file opened
> in a Hex editor. I noticed the following. Please
> clarify whether this is an error in POIFS
> documentation.
> 
> 1) Header
> 
> Doc says
> FileType, Uk1, Uk2, Uk3, Uk4, Uk5, Uk6,
> LOG_2_BIG_BLOCK_SIZE
> 
> According to doc Uk4 should be 0x003B (default).
> 
> I noticed that there is another unknown integer
> constant between Uk3 and Uk4 (say Uk3a). Only after
> this Uk4 comes. So is the doc wrong ?  
> 
> 
> 2) Property - 
> 
> The final param SIZE is at offset 0x78 and is of
> type
> Integer (size = 4 ). So property will end in 0x82.
> But
> size of property is 128 (0x80). So what is wrong?, 
> Is
> SIZE  is of type short or some offset in between has
> gone wrong.
> 
> (I do not think size is short. It should be "int",
> else how can it hold big values. So I think offsets
> in
> between has gone wrong ?)
> 
> Can any body please clarify ?
> 
> Thanks
> Obi Van
> 
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