[thelist] RE: Wordsearch in ASP/Access

Means, Eric D eric.d.means at boeing.com
Wed Oct 2 14:04:01 CDT 2002

-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin Stevens [mailto:kjs at ratking.co.uk]
Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2002 1:57 PM
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Subject: Re: [thelist] RE: Wordsearch in ASP/Access

> last thing Steve, why would I want to format the Word files into HTML? Is
> this some kind of labour saving thing, or will it all become abundantly
> clear when I try it?

At a guess, it's because Word files are binary objects -- and thus cannot be
searched as if they were text in the DB.  HTML, however, is plain text and
easily searchable (but still formattable).

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