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Apache POI 2007 word documents

Leo Max
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Joined: Sep 27, 2009
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My app takes in the location of hte .docx document and prints the first 3 lines. I'm getting an error at the line i marked xxx. The exception is: Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0" java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/apache/xmlbeans/XmlException

any ideas?

Thank you.
Paul Clapham

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That would be because you didn't include the XML Beans jar in your classpath.
Leo Max
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Hello. Ya I found out when I googled the error I got. I'm trying to find the jar file but with no luck. I downloaded xmlbeans from but there was no jar extension. i downloaded it and extracted the contents but couldn't find a file called xmlbeans or xbeans or xmlbeans 2.4.0. I'm trying to find it online but no luck.
Now i'll apologize for asking the following but when you say class path, where exactly are you point to?
Leo Max
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i would like to read the contents of an ms word 2007 document. does anyone have a code that i can read for this? I found the jar file online. finally. even tho i dont get an exception anymore, it's still not printing anything. so i wrote a fewy sys.print lines to find out where exactly am i gettin gstuck at and it's the same prb. for some reason, that line /****/ simply wont execute -_-
Leo Max
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Fixed it. I hope this code helps whoever's in need

the list of jar files you need to add when setting the classpath are:

i got these jar files from just extract the contents to a folder
I agree. Here's the link:
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