On 10/06/05, Nuralanur / aol.com <Nuralanur / aol.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I would like to be able to write a Rich Text Format document, including
> the format information, of course,  using Ruby.
> More precisely, what I need is to do the converse of what an RTF  editor
> does.
> If you type into say Jarte,
> 
> black bold red and normal text
> 
> and you save that as an RTF document and you open it under SciTE,
> 
> that gives something like
> 
> {\rtf1\ansi\ansicpg1252\deff0\deflang1031{\fonttbl{\f0\fnil\fcharset0 Times
> New Roman;}}
> {\colortbl  ;\red255\green0\blue0;}
> \viewkind4\uc1\pard\f0\fs24 black \b bold \cf1  red\cf0\b0  and normal
> text\par
> }.
> 
> Now I would like to use Ruby to write the garbled text below into a file  and
> open
> it with an RTF editor and see bold and colored text.
> So far, I wrote the text below to a file with .rtf ending, but that just
> shows
> a text with all the garbage in it when opened with the RTF editor.
> What is needed to make an RTF editor interpret the information  correctly?
> 
> Thank you very much!
> 
> Axel
> 
> 

Don't know if it helps you, but google gave me the spezification at

http://www.biblioscape.com/rtf15_spec.htm

when I googled for rich text format.

regards,

Brian


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