[clug] RTF gurus? [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Ranner, Frank MR Frank.Ranner at defence.gov.au
Tue May 29 06:48:40 GMT 2007

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> org] On Behalf Of Brad Hards
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> Subject: [clug] RTF gurus?
> G'day
> I'm working on adding OpenChange support to KDE, and am 
> trying  to decode a particular message (which is "Compressed 
> RTF" format).
> I borrowed some code from libpst, and now I have this:
> {\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\deff0\deflang1033{\fonttbl{\f0\fswiss\
> fcharset0 Arial;}} {\*\generator Riched20 
>;}\viewkind4\uc1\pard\f0\fs20 Description Line 
> 1\par More description\par \par }}
> Does that look like valid RTF?
> Any recommendations for how to convert this to something nicer (like
> UTF8 plain text), ideally using some kind of library?
> Brad


Conversion Formats

    * RTF to HTML
    * RTF to TEXT
    * HTML to RTF
    * HTML to TEXT
    * TEXT to RTF
    * TEXT to HTML


    * converting many documents at a time;
    * active web pages; and
    * converting output from Microsoft's Internet Explorer RTF control
to HTML.


    * Windows;
    * Linux command line; and
    * programming kit (ActiveX and DLL).

> Does that look like valid RTF?

It sure looks like rtf. Whether it's valid, who knows. Try loading it
into Word or OpenOffice.

Frank Ranner

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