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Upgrading Document-Level Projects

When you open a document-level project that was created in an earlier version of Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System, Visual Studio will perform some conversions so that the project will run in the upgraded version. However, to fully upgrade your projects you must perform some steps manually. For more information about document-level projects, see Office Solutions Development Overview.

In This Section

Upgrading Document-Level Projects Overview

Provides information about the upgrade process and the changes you must make in the upgraded project.

How to: Upgrade Document-Level Projects

Provides steps for completing an upgrade by moving all project items into the new project system.

Considerations for Side-by-Side Framework Installations

Provides information about security and debugging issues that are encountered when you have a later version of the Microsoft .NET Framework than the version required by Visual Studio Tools for Office installed on a computer.

Related Sections

Getting Started (Visual Studio Tools for Office)

Provides links to information about installing Visual Studio Tools for Office, how to begin creating solutions, and what has changed since the earlier version.

Creating Office Solutions in Visual Studio

Provides links to information about creating Visual Studio Tools for Office solutions and the role of assemblies in your solution.