Welcome to the Open XML Format SDK 1.0
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This reference provides strongly-typed part classes to manipulate Open XML documents.
Welcome to the Open XML Format SDK 1.0. The 2007 Microsoft® Office system introduces a new file format that is based on XML called Open XML Formats. Microsoft Office Word 2007, Microsoft Office Excel® 2007, and Microsoft Office PowerPoint® 2007 all use these formats as the default file format. Open XML formats are useful for developers because they are an open standard and are based on well-known technologies: ZIP and XML. Microsoft provides a library for accessing these files as part of the WinFX technologies in the System.IO.Packaging namespace. This SDK is built on top of the System.IO.Packaging API and provides strongly-typed part classes to manipulate Open XML documents.
Publish date of this reference: June 2008 (version 2007)
Downloads This SDK is also available as a download. To download the SDK and the sample code, see 2007 Office System: Open XML Format SDK.