imagedata in Word XML

Rob Cozens rcozens at pon.net
Sun Mar 19 10:54:32 EST 2006


Klaus, Henk, et al:

>> Indeed does the text of an image contain binary data, but it looks 
>> like it's in the PNG format.
>> I will do some testing.
>> If the text of an image is PNG binary data, and the Word file 
>> contains only PNG images, I would be able to set the text of an image 
>> to the decoded text from the WordXML node.
>
> one could also try to simply "put" the data into an image!
>
> -> put url("binfile:image.png") into img 1
> does work, so this is a least worth a try :-)
>

My assumption is that, just as changing an object's top property 
automatically changes other related properties (eg: 
topLeft,bottomRight, loc, etc.), changing an image's text property will 
automatically change imageData and other "text-related" properties of 
the image.  I'm a few days away from testing this issue myself.

Rob Cozens
CCW, Serendipity Software Company

"And I, which was two fooles, do so grow three;
Who are a little wise, the best fooles bee."

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