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Re: Keyword expansion with .docx files

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2008c_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Sep 2008 20:08:44 -0500

On Sep 28, 2008, at 05:30, Harald-René Flasch wrote:

> I am using SVN keyword expansion for a while and it works fine.
> Also using it for binary files like .doc files and it works really
> great (e.g. $Id:: $)!!
> Today I tried this also for a .docx file (e.g. Vista: extension of
> course registered in config file at C:\Users\%username%\AppData
> \Roaming\Subversion). But the keyword expansion is ignored.
> 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.

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