You are right about it - RTF is doable, I heard. But, I still have to answer about the MS Word thingie.
Isn't there any tool to convert from, say, PDF to Word? Or like headers tricky? Thanks, Justin. --- Maxim Maletsky [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.PHPBeginner.com // PHP for Beginners www.maxim.cx // my Home // my Wish List: ( Get me something! ) http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/registry/2IXE7SMI5EDI3 On Thu, 31 Oct 2002 14:07:59 +1000 Justin French <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I'd say RTF is a format you're going to be able to come to grips with > quicker than .doc -- just take a look at the source of a word doc -- it's > pretty obscure!!! > > Justin > > > on 31/10/02 1:01 PM, Maxim Maletsky ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: > > > > > Guys, > > > > The other day, one of my clients asked me this very tricky question: > > > > "Can we also use that XML data for making MS Word (.doc) files?" > > > > Our system is designed to produce XML output independently to then later > > transform it into HTML with PHP/XSLT and PDF with FOP. Now, the client > > also wants MS Word. > > > > I doubted he could, but my intuition suggested me to research on it. > > Without any luck so far. > > > > Does anyone know if there is any possibility doing it? I looked on web > > but did not really find anything. > > > > > > So, questions are: > > > > 1. How doable is it creating a MS Word file from XML data being based on > > Linux? > > > > 2. Can XSL do that somehow combined with somewhat? > > > > 3. Any relevant experiences and case studies? Anyone? > > > > 4. Articles? Web resources? Discussions? > > > > 5. A wild guess: can simple XSL be outputted with MS Word specific > > output headers/meta tags to then let MS Office do the rest? (client-based?). > > I found something about Smart Tags but got soon compatibility doubts. > > > > > > Thanks, > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php