See how to use Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office System to build powerful custom applications against the 2007 Microsoft Office system.
Steve Fox and Paul Stubbs
MSDN Magazine June 2007
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Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 include a new set of components called Application Services. These put a rich set of tools in a developer's bag for Office automation. We'll show you how to use Office OpenXML, Word Automation Services and SharePoint to build a simple application that merges separate status reports into a single document.
Manvir Singh, Ankush Bhatia
MSDN Magazine July 2010
See how to build a document-level Visual Studio Tools for Office customization and integrate it with a content type in SharePoint.
MSDN Magazine May 2008
See how to use Word to capture a VBA macro and use Visual Studio Tools for Office to wrap it up into a deployable Word add-in.
With custom form regions in Outlook you can pull in data from designated data sources and truly customize your users' Outlook 2007 experience.
MSDN Magazine Launch 2008
With Visual Studio Tools for Office you can easily build Office-based services that harness the power of Windows Communication Foundation, Windows Presentation Foundation, and LINQ.
MSDN Magazine December 2007
VSTO brings you the full feature set of Visual Studio including LINQ, WPF, WCF, and the .NET Framework 3.5.
Paul Stubbs and Kathleen McGrath
MSDN Magazine August 2007
MSDN Magazine May 2007
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the 2007 Microsoft Office System is more powerful than ever, allowing you to create add-ins for Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, and InfoPath.
MSDN Magazine February 2007
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 provides great portal and search features and much more, and Ted Pattison puts them to good use here.
MSDN Magazine August 2006
The last time I wrote this column (March 2006), I shared an application that allows you to update all the MicrosoftÃÂ® Word documents in a folder and its subfolders. Each time the application finds a document in the specified path, it updates the document properties to match those you specified in the application.
MSDN Magazine June 2006
Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office 2003 supported only Microsoft Word and Excel. The new version, however, has the tools you need to create managed code add-ins for Outlook 2003.
John R. Durant
MSDN Magazine March 2006
MSDN Magazine November 2003
FrontPage 2002 is packed full of improvements and new features, and includes tighter integration with Microsoft Office. The result is that documents created in Word and Microsoft Excel drop right into your Web site. Tools such as the clipboard, context sensitive search, and advanced copy and paste features have been introduced. Improved views and editing features make content creation faster and easier. Enhanced publishing features give you finer control over what is published, and reports detail publishing and usage statistics. There are also many new wizards to help you fly through tasks such as database connection. This article looks at these and other important features you'll want to explore.
MSDN Magazine June 2001
The Windows registry as it is recognized today first appeared in Windows 95. Its introduction simplified the storage of initialization information and made that data more secure. This article covers the history of the registry, the form it took in the early days, and its current incarnation in Windows 2000. Practical tips for managing data in the registry are outlined, along with descriptions of special keys, functions, and file types. Manipulation of the registry to customize both application behavior and certain features in Windows is discussed. Also covered are future directions of the registry, including the use of XML to store registry information in a hierarchical fashion.
MSDN Magazine November 2000
Does WSS 3.0 come with the filters for searching MS Office Documents or do you have to have MS Office installed on WSS 3.0 Server?