Now, if I do COM with PHP, then does this need to be on a Windows
server?  Currently it sits on a Linux box.

-----Original Message-----
From: DL Neil [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Friday, February 08, 2002 12:40 PM
To: Todd Williamsen
Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] Re: Searching Documents


> No one knows???

=or isn't telling?

> hmm...  I looked around on couldn't find anything regarding
> would I need to do these searches in MS Word docs with ASP?

=go ahead if you are aspidexterous...

=the Word document format is proprietary information - ie not 'open'. So
it is a 'bit much' expecting an open
system (PHP) to gain access! Try gaining access to words in a Word doc
from even Access!?

=What about PHP-COM/DCOM?

> > I was wondering if there is a way to search documents.
> >
> > Scenario:
> >
> > I have a application where it uploads MS Word documents to a server
> > holds the documents location in the database.  What I want is to be
> to
> > search those Word documents via keywords.
> >
> > Is this possible with PHP?
> >
> >
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