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Globalization and Localization Issues for Solutions Created with Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office System

Office 2003

Microsoft Corporation

October 2003

Applies to:
    Microsoft® Visual Studio® Tools for the Microsoft Office System
    Microsoft Office System
    Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003

Summary: This page contains up-to-date information on globalization and localization issues that you should consider when creating Microsoft Office solutions using Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office System. (2 printed pages)

Creating Office Solutions for Use in Multiple Countries/Regions
Presents issues to consider when creating Microsoft Office solutions that will be deployed to end users who use different Windows regional settings.

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