Building a document-level Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) customization and integrating it with custom SharePoint content types allows you to leverage the rich user functionality of the Office platform on the client while seamlessly extending data captured on the client to enterprise line-of-business apps.

In the May 2008 issue of MSDN Magazine, Steve Fox shows you how to map a custom SharePoint content type a VSTO document-level solution that uses Microsoft Word content controls bound to centrally managed data through a custom actions pane.

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