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   RE: [xml-dev] Word table to XML

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On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 10:32 -0400, DuCharme, Bob (LNG-CHO) wrote:
> Doing it for free: 
> 1. open the document using OpenOffice
> 2. save it in OpenOffice's own format, which will give it a file
> extension of sxw
Oh no it doesn't :-)
.odt recently - the pre 2.0 beta's. 
Same logic holds though.

> 3. unzip the content.xml file from the sxw file
> You'll find any table(s) marked up using elements and attributes from
> the OpenOffice table namespace, which after a brief glance looks
> pretty good (for example, it covers cells that span columns). 

It is indeed.
Really quite nice markup to work with.

regards DaveP


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