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Convert Word documents to text filter

Post by DFH » Tue Feb 26, 2019 3:04 am

Is there any good reason why the filter to Convert Word documents to text leaves the BOM in the UTF-8 text output file?

The help page for this filter does not state that the BOM may need to be removed afterwards!

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Re: Convert Word documents to text filter

Post by DataMystic Support » Mon May 06, 2019 1:51 pm

At the start of the file? Or at other locations?
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Re: Convert Word documents to text filter

Post by DFH » Tue May 07, 2019 6:18 pm

At the usual place for a BOM - the start of the file.

Aside: I don't regard U+FEFF ZERO WIDTH NO-BREAK SPACE [BOM, ZWNBSP] : BOM, ZWNBSP at any other location as a BOM.
In other locations, it functions as a ZWNBSP, which was not part of my report.

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Re: Convert Word documents to text filter

Post by DataMystic Support » Tue May 07, 2019 10:27 pm

I will adjust the help file to include this.
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