HOW TO READ FILE IN .DOC?

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HOW TO READ FILE IN .DOC?

Post by horusmire » Mon Mar 06, 2006 4:52 am

HOW TO READ FILES IN .DOC? THANKS
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Post by RayBritton » Mon Mar 06, 2006 4:59 am

Microsoft Word, Wordpad

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Re: HOW TO READ FILE IN .DOC(in qb45\xp)?

Post by horusmire » Mon Mar 06, 2006 3:08 pm

horusmire wrote:HOW TO READ FILES IN .DOC? (in qb45(xp))THANKS
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Post by Seb McClouth » Mon Mar 06, 2006 3:12 pm

2 ways:

legal and illegal...

the legal way: open source.. port openoffice to QB or FB and voil?!

the illegal way: **edited by Microsoft** This text was removed due law restrictions, etc. **edited by Microsoft**

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Re: HOW TO READ FILE IN .DOC?

Post by Z!re » Mon Mar 06, 2006 3:45 pm

horusmire wrote:HOW TO READ FILES IN .DOC? THANKS
HOW TO PRESS CAPS-LOCK? THANKS
I have left this dump.

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Post by Patz QuickBASIC Creations » Mon Mar 06, 2006 6:57 pm

MOST KEYBOARDS HAVE THEM ON THE LEFT SIDE, ABOUT 4 KEYS DOWN FROM THE TOP. I HOPE THAT HELPS WITH YOUR QUESTION.


btw... that would be amazing (probably not possible) if OpenOffice.org was ported to QB. Just imagine...

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Post by RyanKelly » Mon Mar 06, 2006 8:35 pm

Horusmire, the above gaff amounts to this: Files with the extention .DOC are usually text documents save in the MS Word file format, which is proprietary. If you have documents that you would like to access that are saved in such a format, I suggest converting them to ASCII text, but you will lose most formating information like page layout, font, size, etc.

Also, check out wotsit.org, a huge collection of file formats which includes some versions of the MS Word format.

msdn.microsoft.com is the first place to go when looking for information about formats defined by Microsoft (but finding what you're looking for is like pulling teeth until you become familiar with the site's layout).

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