David Mullet wrote:
> Stuart Clarke wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> 
>> Is anyone aware of a library to identify the use of track changes in
>> Microsoft Word documents? I basically and looking for something to scan
>> the file and say 'Track Changes - Y/N'
>> 
>> Many thanks in advance
> 
> Not sure if this can be done by "scanning the file".
> 
> It can be done via Win32OLE, by checking the Document object's 
> TrackRevisions property.
> 
> require 'win32ole'
> word = WIN32OLE.new('Word.Application')
> doc = word.Documents.Open('c:\stuff.doc')
> is_tracking = doc.TrackRevisions
> 
> That's an abbreviated example. Let me know if this would help and you 
> need more details.
> 
> David
> 
> http://rubyonwindows.blogspot.com/search/label/word

David,

That is excellent, thanks.

My next issue is getting the gem installed on JRuby. It keeps failing to 
find the gem in the repository, I have had a search around to download 
the compiled gem but I have not been able to find it.

Any ideas?

Many thanks
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