RE: Recovering an MS Word document checked in with svn:keywords Id set, but without fixed length identifier
From: Trent Nelson <tnelson_at_onresolve.com>
Date: 2007-11-26 15:15:23 CET
Fixed it, sorry for the noise (and the forced HTML formatting of this e-mail, thanks to my only e-mail access at the moment being via Outlook web). As it turns out, I had an '$Id: ... $' tag with a single colon in an example from a config file; reverting the contents within the tag to what it was originally allowed me to re-open the file in Word and add another colon.
From: Trent Nelson
Sent: Mon 11/26/2007 8:46 AM
Subject: Recovering an MS Word document checked in with svn:keywords Id set, but without fixed length identifier
I accidentally checked in a Word document that had svn:keywords Id set on it, but I seemingly typo'd the $Id$ tag and only put in one colon, not two. It's now garbled when I open it up in Word. Anyone got any ideas of how to recover it? I've tried svn cat & export, and also binary editing the file and replacing the '$Id: <contents>$' with whitespace, to no avail. (Kinda' wish I hadn't uninstalled Google Desktop a month or so ago.)
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