Walkthroughs Using Word

The following walkthroughs demonstrate ways you can use document-level customizations and application-level add-ins to automate Microsoft Office Word and customize the user interface (UI).

Walkthrough: Creating Your First Document-Level Customization For Word

Demonstrates how to create a basic document-level customization for Word.

Walkthrough: Inserting Text into a Document from an Actions Pane

Demonstrates how to add text to a Word document when users enter text in controls on an actions pane.

Walkthrough: Binding Data to Controls on a Word Actions Pane

Demonstrates how to bind data to controls on an actions pane. The controls demonstrate a master/detail relation between tables in a SQL Server database.

Walkthrough: Changing Document Formatting Using CheckBox Controls

Demonstrates how to use check boxes on a Word document to change formatting.

Walkthrough: Displaying Text in a Text Box in a Document Using a Button

Demonstrates how to use buttons and text boxes on Word documents.

Walkthrough: Updating a Chart in a Document Using Radio Buttons

Demonstrates how to change chart styles in a Word document by using option buttons in a document-level customization.

Walkthrough: Creating Shortcut Menus for Bookmarks

Demonstrates how to create a shortcut menu that can be used to format the text in a bookmark.

Walkthrough: Calling Code from VBA in a Visual Basic Project

Demonstrates how to call code in a customization assembly from VBA code in the document.

Walkthrough: Creating a Template By Using Content Controls

Demonstrates how to use content controls to create structured and reusable content in a Word template.

Walkthrough: Binding Content Controls to Custom XML Parts

Demonstrates how to bind content controls in a Word document to XML data that is stored in the document.

Walkthrough: Creating Your First Application-Level Add-in for Word

Demonstrates how to create a basic application-level add-in for Word.

Walkthrough: Adding Controls to a Document at Run Time in an Application-Level Add-In

Demonstrates how to add controls to a document by using an application-level add-in.

Walkthrough: Creating a Custom Tab by Using Ribbon XML

Demonstrates how to create a custom ribbon tab by using an XML descriptor file in an application-level add-in.

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