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RTF Pocket Guide

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ISBN-10: 0596004753

ISBN-13: 9780596004750

Edition: 2003

Authors: Sean M. Burke

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Rich Text Format, or RTF, is the internal markup language used by Microsoft Word and understood by dozens of other word processors. RTF is a universal file format that pervades practically every desktop. Because RTF is text, it's much easier to generate and process than binary .doc files. Any programmer working with word processing documents needs to learn enough RTF to get around, whether it's to format text for Word (or almost any other word processor), to make global changes to an existing document, or to convert Word files to (or from) another format. "RTF Pocket Guide is a concise and easy-to-use tutorial and quick-reference for anyone who occasionally ends up mired in RTF files. As…    
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Book details

List price: $9.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 156
Size: 4.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English

RTF Tutorial
Why RTF?
This Book's Approach
RTF "Hello, World!"
Overview of Simple RTF
Basic RTF Syntax
Character Formatting
Document Structure
Incidental Features
Creating MS Windows Help Files
Help-RTF Basics
Hyperlinks and Popups
More Topic Information
Help-RTF's Peculiarities
Learning More
Example Programs
A Datebook Generator
A Directory Lister
An Origami CD Case Maker
An RTF Metadata Extractor
Remarks on Parsing
Reference Tables
ASCII-RTF Character Chart
RTF Language Codes
Converting to Twips