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Walkthroughs Using Word

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  • One of these development environments:

    VSTO 2005


    Visual Studio Team System

  • Microsoft Office 2003

Walkthroughs provide step-by-step instructions for common scenarios and are a good place to start learning about Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System.

The following walkthroughs demonstrate ways you can use the tools for Microsoft Office 2003 to automate Microsoft Office Word 2003 projects, to deploy your solutions, and to set security.

In This Section

Walkthrough: Changing Document Formatting Using CheckBox Controls

Demonstrates the basics of using check boxes on a Word document to change formatting.

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

Demonstrates the basics of using buttons and text boxes on Word documents.

Walkthrough: Creating Shortcut Menus for Bookmarks

Provides step-by-step instructions on how to write code for a bookmark so that when the user right-clicks the text within the bookmark, a shortcut menu containing menu items to format the text appears.

Walkthrough: Updating a Chart in a Document Using Radio Buttons

Demonstrates the basics of changing chart styles using option buttons on a document.

Walkthrough: Binding Data to Controls on a Word Actions Pane

Demonstrates data binding to controls on an actions pane in Word 2003, in which the controls demonstrate a master/detail relation between tables in a SQL Server database.

Walkthrough: Creating a Smart Tag that Converts Temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celsius

Provides step-by-step instructions that show how to create a smart tag in a Word document.

Walkthrough: Deploying a Document-Level Customization Using a Deployment Manifest

Demonstrates how to publish a Word or Excel solution and then redeploy the solution to a new network location.

Walkthrough: Deploying a Document-Level Customization Using a Windows Installer File

Demonstrates how to create a Windows Installer file that can be used to deploy a Word or Excel solution.

Walkthrough: Granting and Removing Permissions for an Office Solution

Demonstrates step-by-step how to remove the default permissions granted during project creation and add permissions based on strong name.

Related Sections

Walkthroughs Using Excel

Lists step-by-step guides that provide an introduction to Visual Studio Tools for Office and help to illustrate how you can create applications that take advantage of Microsoft Office Excel 2003.

Data Walkthroughs (Visual Studio Tools for Office)

Lists step-by-step guides that illustrate how to work with data in your solutions.

Actions Panes and Smart Tags Walkthroughs

Lists step-by-step guides that illustrate how you can create applications that take advantage of actions panes and smart tags.

Security and Deployment Walkthroughs

Lists step-by-step guides that illustrate how you can set security policy to allow your solution to run, and how you can deploy your solution.

Office Development Samples

Provides links to sample applications that illustrate the use of managed code extensions with Word and Excel.

Getting Started (Visual Studio Tools for Office)

Provides links to information on setup, project templates, Office primary interop assemblies, and what's new in Office development.

Common Tasks in Office Programming

Lists frequently asked questions about programming with Visual Studio Tools for Office, and provides links to topics that can help solve common problems.

Creating Office Solutions in Visual Studio

Provides links to information on creating Word and Excel solutions and the role of assemblies in your solution.