[NTG-context] Ugly hack for multiple MSWord docs.

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Jun 15 19:55:55 CEST 2006


John R. Culleton wrote:
> On Thursday 15 June 2006 08:50, Hans Hagen wrote:
>   
>> John R. Culleton wrote:
>>     
>>> Someday there will be an elegant solution to the MSWord to
>>> Context problem. For now there is my ugly hack as described here.
>>>       
>> maybe the word xml output, since that can be parsed
>>
>> Hans
>>     
> Interesting suggestion. I don't have a copy of MSWord. And my
> clients are naive so that asking them to save in exotic formats
> is likely to be unproductive. 
>
> Open Office does not save as xml. Abiword, however does. In a
>   
hm, open offices uses xml as storage format, just save in oo format and 
unzip the file and you will end up with xml files

(however, the xml is typical office xml, complete with tab elements that 
spoil the idea)
> One question: How do I mix in the necessary Context commands such
> as papersize, font selection etc.? What are the rules and no-nos
> for blending Context commands into an xml document?
>   
just set up a style 

Hans 

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