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Appendix A: Sample RTF Reader Application

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A sample RTF reader program, RTFREADR.EXE, is available as part of the Software Development Kit (SDK) for 16-Bit and 32-Bit External Text File Converters, RTF Specification GC1039. The sample RTF reader, will help you create an RTF reader for your own application when used in conjunction with the Microsoft Rich Text Format Specification and the information below.



The sample RTF reader is not a for-sale product, and Microsoft does not provide technical or any other type of support for the sample RTF reader code or the RTF specification.

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