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Editable Word Document in the Web Browser using ASP.Net

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 26, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net


I have a requirement to develop a web application which should be capable of opening a word document in the browser and be able to edit it in the browser itself. After editing the document I want to save it to the sql server and print the same.

I was reading about Office Web Apps, but could not find any API to integrate it with my ASP.Net application. Are there any other alternatives. Your quick response will be highly appriciated.

Thanks in Advance.

Shridhar Runthala.

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