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If you want to copy Word files manually, you'll have to remember that these are binary files. Thus,
  • Use binmode on your filehandles to ensure that Windows won't break the document by "fixing" newline symbols.
  • Newlines in binary documents don't usually represent newlines in their contents, so it may be useful to use read, not readline (which is the synonym for <>).
  • Don't modify data you're copying in any ways unless you know what you're doing ("$_\n" is not a good thing in case of binary files).
Sorry if my advice was wrong.

In reply to Re: Working with word document by aitap
in thread Working with word document by nick321

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