RE: Microsoft Word type binary file

From: Thomas Nielsen (100065.2167@CompuServe.COM)
Date: Thu Jun 20 1996 - 02:31:09 EDT

>>I would recommend reading Microsoft Word files by converting them to RTF
>>format and reading that. Reading Word's binary format is quite tricky
>>(even when you work for Microsoft!) and it does change from year to year
>>in order to handle enhancements.

I agree with Murray - it took us several months to do a proper import driver for
our app. based on the native Word format - stick to RTF if possible.



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