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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   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
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==================================================================== */

package org.apache.poi.hwpf.model;

import java.nio.charset.Charset;
import java.util.Objects;

import org.apache.poi.common.Duplicatable;
import org.apache.poi.util.Internal;
import org.apache.poi.util.LittleEndian;
import org.apache.poi.util.LittleEndianConsts;
import org.apache.poi.util.StringUtil;

public final class PieceDescriptor implements Duplicatable {
    private final short descriptor;
    int fc;     // used from the outside?!?
    private final PropertyModifier prm;
    private final boolean unicode;
    private final Charset charset;

    public PieceDescriptor(PieceDescriptor other) {
        descriptor = other.descriptor;
        fc = other.fc;
        prm = (other.prm == null) ? null : other.prm.copy();
        unicode = other.unicode;
        charset = other.charset;

    public PieceDescriptor(byte[] buf, int offset) {
        this(buf, offset, null);

     * This initializer should only be used for HWPFOldDocuments.
     * @param buf The buffer to read data from
     * @param offset The offset into the buffer to start reading from
     * @param charset which charset to use if this is not unicode
    public PieceDescriptor(byte[] buf, int offset, Charset charset) {
        descriptor = LittleEndian.getShort(buf, offset);
        offset += LittleEndianConsts.SHORT_SIZE;
        fc = LittleEndian.getInt(buf, offset);
        offset += LittleEndianConsts.INT_SIZE;
        prm = new PropertyModifier(LittleEndian.getShort(buf, offset));
        if (charset == null) {
            // see if this piece uses unicode.
            //From the documentation: If the second most significant bit
            //is clear, then this indicates the actual file offset of the Unicode character (two bytes). If the
            //second most significant bit is set, then the actual address of the codepage-1252
            //compressed version of the Unicode character (one byte), is actually at the offset indicated
            //by clearing this bit and dividing by two.
            if ((fc & 0x40000000) == 0) {
                unicode = true;
                this.charset = null;
            } else {
                unicode = false;
                fc &= ~(0x40000000);//gives me FC in doc stream
                fc /= 2;
                this.charset = StringUtil.WIN_1252;
        } else {
            if (charset == StringUtil.UTF16LE) {
                unicode = true;
            } else {
                unicode = false;
            this.charset = charset;


    public int getFilePosition() {
        return fc;

    public void setFilePosition(int pos) {
        fc = pos;

    public boolean isUnicode() {
        return unicode;

    public int hashCode() {
        return Objects.hash(descriptor,prm,unicode);

     * @return charset to use if this is not a Unicode PieceDescriptor
     * this can be <code>null</code>
    public Charset getCharset() {
        return charset;

    public PropertyModifier getPrm() {
        return prm;

    protected byte[] toByteArray() {
        // set up the fc
        int tempFc = fc;
        if (!unicode) {
            tempFc *= 2;
            tempFc |= (0x40000000);

        int offset = 0;
        byte[] buf = new byte[8];
        LittleEndian.putShort(buf, offset, descriptor);
        offset += LittleEndianConsts.SHORT_SIZE;
        LittleEndian.putInt(buf, offset, tempFc);
        offset += LittleEndianConsts.INT_SIZE;
        LittleEndian.putShort(buf, offset, prm.getValue());

        return buf;

    public static int getSizeInBytes() {
        return 8;

    public boolean equals(Object obj) {
        if (this == obj)
            return true;
        if (obj == null)
            return false;
        if (getClass() != obj.getClass())
            return false;
        PieceDescriptor other = (PieceDescriptor) obj;
        if (descriptor != other.descriptor)
            return false;
        if (prm == null) {
            if (other.prm != null)
                return false;
        } else if (!prm.equals(other.prm))
            return false;
        if (unicode != other.unicode)
            return false;
        return true;

    public String toString() {
        return "PieceDescriptor (pos: " + getFilePosition() + "; "
                + (isUnicode() ? "unicode" : "non-unicode") + "; prm: "
                + getPrm() + ")";

    public PieceDescriptor copy() {
        return new PieceDescriptor(this);


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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