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Subject: RE: Word Doc to XML
Thread ID: 104620 Message ID: 104732 # Views: 1 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 Category: XML
Date: Sunday, August 20, 2006 2:26:02 AM         
   


Hi Michael,

The Excel idea mentioned earlier in the thread seemed to be a potentially good one to me.

Excel will open the doc file if you change the file extension to .htm

Skipping word completely may or may not be a good way to start the process of parsing in this rather ugly to standardize output.

Best,

Steve
Stockpix.com

> Good morning....
> I am working on a project, that is a bit messy...
> The user goes to a website, and creates a report via the tool provided.
> He then saves the report. The website offers to save AS A WORD DOCUMENT, but in reality, it saves it as an HTML file.
>
> I can either parse the HTML page, or convert it XML, and parse the XML.
>
> I have been unable to use the VFP9 XMLPARSER, as it will not read the XML file.
>
> Anyone have any ideas?
> Would it be easier to simply attempt to parse the HTML?
> I have tried writing a program to parse the XML, but I am finding that even though it is in XML format, there are many anomalies in the data, which makes it very difficult to read.
>
> I have attached a sample....
>
> Thanks
> MB
>
>
>
> https://www.foxite.com/uploads/b1b262e3-9851-4d2c-8537-28795003409e.zip




Steven Holt
http://stockpix.com

ENTIRE THREAD

Word Doc to XML Posted by Michael C. Butler @ 8/18/2006 2:14:20 PM
RE: Word Doc to XML Posted by Yuri Rubinov @ 8/18/2006 3:33:20 PM
RE: Word Doc to XML Posted by Michael C. Butler @ 8/18/2006 5:47:06 PM
RE: Word Doc to XML Posted by Yuri Rubinov @ 8/18/2006 8:56:40 PM
RE: Word Doc to XML Posted by Michael C. Butler @ 8/18/2006 11:28:01 PM
RE: Word Doc to XML Posted by Borislav Borissov @ 8/18/2006 11:42:12 PM
RE: Word Doc to XML Posted by Yuri Rubinov @ 8/19/2006 6:44:53 PM
RE: Word Doc to XML Posted by Steven Holt @ 8/20/2006 2:26:02 AM
RE: Word Doc to XML Posted by Michael C. Butler @ 8/21/2006 5:24:52 PM