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Hi,

We need to process the word document and generate CSS file which used for ePub creation. Please give your thoughts for the two methods used to generate CSS.

Method 1: Process through WordML (my colleague suggestion)

Method 2
: Read character by characer and based on the Word Object Model generate CSS .

For example: margin-top: 1em will be set based on Word paragraph space before

class1
{

font-size:100%;
margin-top:1em;
margin-bottom:0em;
border-bottom:5px solid #33339a;
margin-left:0em;
font-weight:normal;
text-align:left;
text-indent:0em;
}


Please tell about the pros and cons for the above two methods. And also specify which is the best and effective.

Note: We have also google and found that "http://www.oocities.org/w2css/" is helpful but can't able to download.

Thanks,
Ram
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Hi Ram

If the WordML provides the necessary styles nothing like it. Reading character by character is not viable; instead you can loop through the styles that are available in the document (Heading 1, FootNote, Figure etc .. ) and then create a stylesheet from that..

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