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Posted By:      Posted Date: September 09, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework
HI,    I'm using VSTO in VS.Net 2010 to generate a letter (Word template 2007).  I would like to generate this letter in French or English according to my application user language.  How can I do this? Thank you Steve  

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