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:


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package org.apache.poi.hpbf.model;

import java.io.IOException;

import org.apache.logging.log4j.LogManager;
import org.apache.logging.log4j.Logger;
import org.apache.poi.hpbf.model.qcbits.QCBit;
import org.apache.poi.hpbf.model.qcbits.QCPLCBit;
import org.apache.poi.hpbf.model.qcbits.QCTextBit;
import org.apache.poi.hpbf.model.qcbits.UnknownQCBit;
import org.apache.poi.poifs.filesystem.DirectoryNode;
import org.apache.poi.util.IOUtils;
import org.apache.poi.util.LittleEndian;
import org.apache.poi.util.LocaleUtil;

 * Read Quill Contents (/Quill/QuillSub/CONTENTS) from an HPBF (Publisher .pub) document
public final class QuillContents extends HPBFPart {
    private static final Logger LOG = LogManager.getLogger(QuillContents.class);

    private static final String[] PATH = { "Quill", "QuillSub", "CONTENTS", };
    private final QCBit[] bits;

    public QuillContents(DirectoryNode baseDir) throws IOException {
        super(baseDir, PATH);

        // Now parse the first 512 bytes, and produce
        //  all our bits
        byte[] data = getData();

        // Check first 8 bytes
        String f8 = new String(data, 0, 8, LocaleUtil.CHARSET_1252);
        if(! f8.equals("CHNKINK ")) {
            throw new IllegalArgumentException("Expecting 'CHNKINK ' but was '"+f8+"'");
        // Ignore the next 24, for now at least

        // Now, parse all our QC Bits
        bits = new QCBit[20];
        for(int i=0; i<20; i++) {
            int offset = 0x20 + i*24;
            if(data[offset] == 0x18 && data[offset+1] == 0x00) {
                // Has some data
                String thingType = new String(data, offset+2, 4, LocaleUtil.CHARSET_1252);
                int optA = LittleEndian.getUShort(data, offset+6);
                int optB = LittleEndian.getUShort(data, offset+8);
                int optC = LittleEndian.getUShort(data, offset+10);
                String bitType = new String(data, offset+12, 4, LocaleUtil.CHARSET_1252);
                int from = (int)LittleEndian.getUInt(data, offset+16);
                int len = (int)LittleEndian.getUInt(data, offset+20);

                byte[] bitData = IOUtils.safelyClone(data, from, len, EscherPart.getMaxRecordLength());

                // Create
                if(bitType.equals("TEXT")) {
                    bits[i] = new QCTextBit(thingType, bitType, bitData);
                } else if(bitType.equals("PLC ")) {
                    try {
                        bits[i] = QCPLCBit.createQCPLCBit(thingType, bitType, bitData);
                    } catch (ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException e) {
                        // bug 60685: fall back so that the rest of the document can be read
                        LOG.atWarn().log("Unable to read Quill Contents PLC Bit record. Ignoring this record.");
                        bits[i] = new UnknownQCBit(thingType, bitType, bitData);
                } else {
                    bits[i] = new UnknownQCBit(thingType, bitType, bitData);
            } else {
                // Doesn't have data

    public QCBit[] getBits() {
        return bits;

    protected void generateData() {
        // TODO
        throw new IllegalStateException("Not done yet!");


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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