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sreelakshmi kolla
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Hi everyone,

can you tell me the code to convert GIF file to DOC file??

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sreelakshmi.
Praveen Seluka
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Hi

This forum is dedicated specifically for SCJP certification.
Please post your general questions on other java forums.

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Ulf Dittmer
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Welcome to JavaRanch.

GIF is an image file format, while DOC is a word processing format. So, what exactly do you mean by convert GIF to DOC - create a DOC file with an image inserted?


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sreelakshmi kolla
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what i mean is, first of all i need to read the information from .gif file and put that information in .doc file.

For this type of conversion,i didn't get any idea,can anyone help??
Jesper de Jong
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Do you mean, you have an image, stored in a GIF file, that contains a bitmap with text, and you want to make a program to recognise the text and create a Word document from the text? That is very difficult. You will need OCR (optical character recognition) software to do that; it's not something that you can easily program yourself.


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