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Re: Keyword expansion with .docx files

From: steveking <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2008 19:14:06 +0200

Bryant Eastham wrote:
> On Sep 29, 2008, at 03:08, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>
>>> I think the reason is that a .docx file is just a container (ZIP
>>> file) containing XML files:
>>> _rels
>>> docprops
>>> word
>>> document.xml
>>> ....
>>> [Content_Types].xml
>>>
>>> etc.
>>>
>>> Exists there a way to support keyword expansion for .docx too?
>> No. Unless the string "$Id:: $" appears in plaintext in the
>> file, Subversion can't expand the keywords.
>
> Why use .docx in the first place? Our (limited) tests showed that the
> .xml versions of the files required less space in the repository (but
> more space in the working copy). These are not compressed, and keyword
> expansion should work fine.

This might also help:
http://insights.oetiker.ch/windows/SvnProperties4MSOffice/

Stefan

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