NAME

Document::Info v0.01 - determine file type for Office documents

SYNOPSIS

    use Document::Info;

    if ( $Info=Document::Info->new($fileName) ) {;
        # $Info constructed, that means something has been determined.

        # Fetch the currently supported properties.
        $type = $Info -> getType ( );
        $rev  = $Info -> getRevision ( );
        $os   = $Info -> getOS ( );

        if ( $type eq $Info->cMSExcel() ) {
           # Do something. Note: when checking a type or an operating System
           # always use the string constants like cMSExcel().
        }
        if ( !$revision ) {
            # revision not determined.
        }
    } else {
        # Document type could not be determined.
    }

DESCRIPTION

The module tries to figure out the document type of Office files. It utilizes OLE::Storage to determine the file type of Windows-documents. The module is in a very early state.

AUTHOR

Martin Schwartz, schwartz@cs.tu-berlin.de

SEE ALSO

file(1), lfile(1), OLE::Storage.