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API to read MS WORD

mohamed zafer
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Joined: Nov 03, 2000
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Hi There,
Has anyone come across any java API to read the content of MS WORD documents. Though there are a couple of API's to write into rtf or word, I could find one to read.
Thanks,
Mohame Zafer
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Well, there's the Jakarta POI project, but it's still at a very early stage.


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Stan James
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See also Jacob at http:/www.DanAdler.com, or google for "JAVA COM bridge" for commercial products. Jacob seems to work, but is not well supported so I'd be reluctant to bet my job on it.


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