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hEglia:

The fact that the ArtWorks file format is not publically available is only one of the various reasons. More importantly, rendering some parts of ArtWorks files requires sophisticated algorithms, most notably blends. There is no way anyone else could write blending code that would lead to identical results as the blending code in ArtWorks.

Regarding file formats: Neither is the case. Xara can neither read nor write ArtWorks files. ArtWorks can neither read nor write Xara files.

spellinn:

Yes, you can *open* PDF files embedded in Word files, but they are not displayed as part of the Word document. Inside Word, you only see a box with the filename of the PDF file, so that kind of embedding is pretty useless.

 is a RISC OS Userwuerthne on 9/8/05 2:57PM
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