How to get comments from a Word DOCX document hierarchically in Java

Need a quick way to extract comments from a DOCX file? Look no further. We can get this done easily, and it’s only going to take a couple of minutes of your time.

First order of business, installation of our library. We can do this by adding two references to our POM file.

Repository:

<repositories>
<repository>
<id>jitpack.io</id>
<url>https://jitpack.io</url>
</repository>
</repositories>

Dependency:

<dependencies>
<dependency>
<groupId>com.github.Cloudmersive</groupId>
<artifactId>Cloudmersive.APIClient.Java</artifactId>
<version>v3.34</version>
</dependency>
</dependencies>

With that done, we can move on to invoking editDocumentDocxGetCommentsHierarchical:

// Import classes://import com.cloudmersive.client.invoker.ApiClient;//import com.cloudmersive.client.invoker.ApiException;//import com.cloudmersive.client.invoker.Configuration;//import com.cloudmersive.client.invoker.auth.*;//import com.cloudmersive.client.EditDocumentApi;ApiClient defaultClient = Configuration.getDefaultApiClient();// Configure API key authorization: ApikeyApiKeyAuth Apikey = (ApiKeyAuth) defaultClient.getAuthentication("Apikey");Apikey.setApiKey("YOUR API KEY");// Uncomment the following line to set a prefix for the API key, e.g. "Token" (defaults to null)//Apikey.setApiKeyPrefix("Token");EditDocumentApi apiInstance = new EditDocumentApi();GetDocxGetCommentsHierarchicalRequest reqConfig = new GetDocxGetCommentsHierarchicalRequest(); // GetDocxGetCommentsHierarchicalRequest | Document input requesttry {GetDocxCommentsHierarchicalResponse result = apiInstance.editDocumentDocxGetCommentsHierarchical(reqConfig);System.out.println(result);} catch (ApiException e) {System.err.println("Exception when calling EditDocumentApi#editDocumentDocxGetCommentsHierarchical");e.printStackTrace();}

Well would you believe it, we are done. All of our comments are now at our disposal with their hierarchies intact.

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