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raj baig
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Joined: Jul 11, 2006
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hi,
I am trying to read a word file using poifs. But i am unable to get the out put.
There is no error . but i am not getting the data.




But the byte array length is showing 113 ( as the size of doc)
and the Strring length is showing 113.
But when i print string it is not showing the daata.

Regards,
Raj.
Ulf Dittmer
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The characters could (at least partly) be unprintable characters. If you're using DoumentInputStream to get ta byte[], then there is not much point in using POI, is there? You could just as well use the java.io package. The way to extract text from a DOC file using POI is documented here.


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raj baig
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Joined: Jul 11, 2006
Posts: 96
hi,
i am trying to get the data from word file using HWPFDocument
I searched in google for the jar file.But not.

can you provide me the link to download the jar:

org.apache.poi.hwpf.HWPFDocument class.
raj baig
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Joined: Jul 11, 2006
Posts: 96
Is no one work with msword files

If any one please provide me the link for the jar file.
or
tell me any other way of reading msword files.
Joe Ess
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According to the HWPF Overview:

HWPF is still in early development. It is in the scratchpad section of the SVN. You will need to ensure you either have a recent SVN checkout, or a recent SVN nightly build (including the scratchpad jar!)

so there is no JAR to download. You have to get the source and build it.


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