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GSF(1)								       GNOME								    GSF(1)

gsf-vba-dump - extract Visual Basic for Applications macros SYNOPSIS
gsf-vba-dump [FILE]... DESCRIPTION
This manual page briefly documents the gsf-vba-dump command. Various Microsoft binary data formats, including Excel (.xls), Word (.doc) and PowerPoint (.ppt) can embed macro code streams. These macro streams are in P-code (intermediate language) compiled from Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). The gsf-vba-dump utility extracts these macro streams. BUGS
Macro extraction from Powerpoint (.ppt) files has not been implemented yet. LICENSE
gsf-vba-dump is licensed under the terms of version 2.1 of the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL) as published by the Free Software Foundation. For information on this license look at the source code that came with the software or see the GNU project page <http://>. AUTHORS
gsf-vba-dump's primary author is Jody Goldberg <>. The initial version of this manpage was written by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <>. SEE ALSO
gnumeric(1) The Gnumeric homepage <>. The GNOME project page <>. Wikipedia, Visual Basic for Applications <>. gsf March 16, 2008 GSF(1)

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gsf - archiving utility using the G Structured File library SYNOPSIS
This manual page briefly documents the gsf command. gsf is a simple archive utility, somewhat similar to tar(1). It operates on files following one of the structured file formats understood by the G Structured File library, for example, Microsoft Excel(TM) files. OPTIONS
Options -?, --help Show help options -v, --version Display gsf's version Subcommands cat Output one or more files in archive dump Dump one or more files in archive as formatted hexadecimal help List subcommands list List files in archive props Archive list of property names EXAMPLES
To list the content structure of a Microsoft Excel(TM) file arrays.xls: gsf list arrays.xls To dump Workbook, an individual data stream in arrays.xls: gsf dump arrays.xls Workbook AUTHORS
gsf's primary authors are Morten Welinder <> and Jody Goldberg <>. The initial version of this manpage was written by J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) <>. SEE ALSO
gnumeric(1) The Gnumeric homepage <> The GNOME project page <> gsf 29 November 2009 GSF(1)
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