What Is poi-scratchpad-5.2.3.jar?

What Is poi-scratchpad-5.2.3.jar?

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poi-scratchpad-5.2.3.jar is one of the JAR files for Apache POI 5.2.3, which provides an API for Microsoft document files of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio.

poi-scratchpad-5.2.3.jar provides support for older versions of Microsoft document files like Word 97, Excel 97, PowerPoint 97, etc.

poi-scratchpad-5.2.3.jar is distributed as part of the poi-bin-5.2.3-20220909.zip download file.

JAR File Size and Download Location:

JAR name: poi-scratchpad-5.2.3.jar
Target JDK version: 9

File name: poi-scratchpad.jar, poi-scratchpad-5.2.3.jar
File size: 1897121 bytes
Release date: 09-09-2022
Download: Apache POI Website

Here are Java Source Code files for poi-scratchpad-5.2.3.jar:


/* ====================================================================
   Licensed to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) under one or more
   contributor license agreements.  See the NOTICE file distributed with
   this work for additional information regarding copyright ownership.
   The ASF licenses this file to You under the Apache License, Version 2.0
   (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with
   the License.  You may obtain a copy of the License at


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   distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS,
   See the License for the specific language governing permissions and
   limitations under the License.
==================================================================== */
package org.apache.poi.hdgf.pointers;

import org.apache.poi.hdgf.exceptions.OldVisioFormatException;
import org.apache.poi.hdgf.streams.PointerContainingStream;
import org.apache.poi.util.IOUtils;
import org.apache.poi.util.LittleEndian;

 * Factor class to create the appropriate pointers, based on the version
 *  of the file
public final class PointerFactory {
    private static final int MAX_NUMBER_OF_POINTERS = 100_000;

    private final int version;

    public PointerFactory(int version) {
        this.version = version;

    public int getVersion() { return version; }

     * Creates a single Pointer from the data at the given offset
    public Pointer createPointer(byte[] data, int offset) {
        Pointer p;
        if(version >= 6) {
            p = new PointerV6();
            p.setType(LittleEndian.getInt(data, offset));
            p.setAddress((int)LittleEndian.getUInt(data, offset+4));
            p.setOffset((int)LittleEndian.getUInt(data, offset+8));
            p.setLength((int)LittleEndian.getUInt(data, offset+12));
            p.setFormat(LittleEndian.getShort(data, offset+16));

            return p;
        } else if(version == 5) {
            p = new PointerV5();
            p.setType(LittleEndian.getShort(data, offset));
            p.setFormat(LittleEndian.getShort(data, offset+2));
            p.setAddress((int)LittleEndian.getUInt(data, offset+4));
            p.setOffset((int)LittleEndian.getUInt(data, offset+8));
            p.setLength((int)LittleEndian.getUInt(data, offset+12));

            return p;
        } else {
            throw new OldVisioFormatException("Visio files with versions below 5 are not supported, yours was " + version);

     * Parsers the {@link PointerContainingStream} contents and
     *  creates all the child Pointers for it
    public Pointer[] createContainerPointers(Pointer parent, byte[] data) {
        // Where in the stream does the "number of pointers" offset live?
        int numPointersOffset = parent.getNumPointersOffset(data);
        // How many do we have?
        int numPointers = parent.getNumPointers(numPointersOffset, data);
        // How much to skip for the num pointers + any extra data?
        int skip = parent.getPostNumPointersSkip();

        if (numPointers < 0) {
            throw new IllegalArgumentException("Cannot create container pointers with negative count: " + numPointers);

        IOUtils.safelyAllocateCheck(numPointers, MAX_NUMBER_OF_POINTERS);

        // Create
        int pos = numPointersOffset + skip;
        Pointer[] childPointers = new Pointer[numPointers];
        for(int i=0; i<numPointers; i++) {
            childPointers[i] = this.createPointer(data, pos);
            pos += childPointers[i].getSizeInBytes();

        return childPointers;


Or download all of them as a single archive file:

File name: poi-scratchpad-5.2.3-src.zip
File size: 1238744 bytes
Release date: 2022-09-09


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