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Using the Office Developer Productivity Tools

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Build applications with Microsoft® Office XP Developer productivity and team-oriented tools. From code management to rapid application development, you will find enhanced productivity tools and documentation to help make you more productive.

Office Developer provides customization and extensibility tools that can help make you more productive and reduce development time. In addition, Office Developer provides a series of designers that extend the functionality of Microsoft® Visual Basic® for Applications (VBA). For example, the Add-in Designer facilitates building COM Add-ins (fully compiled DLLs) to extend the Office environment. Getting to data is critical. The tools simplify tasks from building reusable complex queries to creating reports that bind to enterprise data.

In This Section

Sharing Code with the Code Librarian
Use the Code Librarian to store and easily access code snippets.
Using Source Code Control
Place your Microsoft® Office applications and source code under source control.
Sharing and Reusing VBA Objects
Import and export Microsoft® Visual Basic® for Applications (VBA) objects between projects.
Rapid Application Development Tools
Develop and deploy applications quickly with Rapid Application Development (RAD) tools.

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User Interface Reference
Learn about the various dialog boxes, designers, editors, and so on that you will find in Microsoft® Office XP Developer.
Language Reference
Understand the properties, methods, and events of Microsoft® Office XP Developer.