[XML-SIG] [Fwd: Re: xml to word document conversion]

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Fri Sep 21 07:38:56 CEST 2007

prajwala.manchikatla at azri.biz wrote:
> I found some clue in the below link.
> http://www.windowsdevcenter.com/pub/a/windows/2004/09/07/XMLnword2003.html?page=1
> That article in that link is using xslt to convert normal xml to
> wordprocessingML which is used by ms word 2003 and above.
> I tested that example and it is working well.
> But there is some problem, the out put file is again an xml.
> If i open that xml file in the ms word 2003 it is opening as document. But
> when i rename it as .doc and open in the word , it is showing that xml
> code. I want the extension should be doc so that can open that file
> directly using ms word. In the current case if it is xml file no one will
> open that in word and the default option of xml editor will be shown
> there.

What you are trying to solve is a Microsoft problem, not an XML problem (wrong

You can try to pipe the result through MS Word after creating it, e.g. using
win32com (never used it myself).


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