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  • Blog Post: OpenXMLDiff vNxt - Just an easy way of doing things

    Hello Guys – As I told you in my previous blog post, that I am working with Eric on the updated version of OpenXMLDiff . The good news is, I have it ready! It’s uploaded on http://code.msdn.com/openxmldiff . Go, Play with it … So, I am sure you’ll have many questions – what’s different? what’s changed...
  • Blog Post: Here is a news, I am acting as a volunteer

    Surely, I am volunteering for something that we (you and me) like playing with Here is the story – I really liked the utility that Eric is working on http://blogs.msdn.com/ericwhite/archive/2008/06/14/openxmldiff-exe-a-utility-to-find-the-differences-between-two-open-xml-documents.aspx . Going through...
  • Blog Post: One more step in the right direction, native ODF support in Office 2007 SP2

    Did’ya see dat! I am pretty exited about these developments , As soon as these this is out I want to play with it and see how can this feature be utilized in Office Programmability scenarios Are you surprised ? WHY ? It’s fairly consistent with our idea of promoting & encouraging freedom of choice...
  • Blog Post: Creating a new presentation by pulling slides from a presentation

    You’ll remember that a few days back I’ve posted a code snippet which demonstrates how to create a PowerPoint presentation from scratch using System.IO.Packaging. Here is the next part of the same code which is “works on my machine” certified :) This is a simple WinForms Application which demonstrates...
  • Blog Post: Word 2007 “Save As Word XML document” and back without automation – 1

    Did you even had a look at new Word XML File? or … like me, you also assumed that it’s going to be same or similar to Word 2003 XML? Yesterday … one of my fellow MSFT was  working on Packaging API to create and modify a document. We had a quick conversation … Manjunath Khatawkar‎‎ [11:32 PM]: Hi...
  • Blog Post: Open XML for primary school goers

    Ok ..I agree! I was not a simple-sober-studious-obedient-goodie-good student. I do remember when I was a primary school goer, whenever me or any of my friends wanted a leave, we almost always used the same letter template, just modifying a few fields. Yesterday, I was thinking about this. While working...
  • Blog Post: Creating a Open XML PowerPoint presentation from scratch using System.IO.Packaging

    Here is how I’ve got to create this sample – One of my customer had a similar requirement when I tried to search a sample for him to demonstrate, I couldn’t find one (blame it on my searching capabilities or whatever .. ) While creating a sample there are a few titbits that I came to know - 1) In order...
  • Blog Post: Couple of issues in PowerPoint 2007

    One of my customer reported a couple of very interesting issues (bugs?) in PowerPoint 2007. If you have a presentation which has a shape with a gradient and you try to find out the color of each gradient using GradientStops.Color.RGB from .NET, you might get incorrect results. You can also reproduce...
  • Blog Post: Open XML Format SDK April CTP - Released !!

    It's there, Open XML SDK April CTP is released, it's for all of us - the proud office developers :) I was waiting for it! Erica - thanks a lot ... (in fact I was searching for this last week, but couldn't find it ... well, I was a bit early). Also, you might want to look at the future plans (which looks...
  • Blog Post: How to use get the HTML contents of the document using IDataObject

    Sure, I know there are many ways of doing it - You can save it as HTML and then read the HTML file or you can use the HTMLProject items from the Word OM or you can just select all the contents of the file and save it to clipboard and read it from there. But, I am telling you a way other then the the...
  • Blog Post: The best reason for not automating office on server

    Here is a simple question for you.. why you shouldn't be automating office on the server side..here are the options : 1) Because you promised your boss that you won't do it ? 2) Because gravitational pull of moon can have a negative impact on your solution? 3) Because you love your job ? 4) Because your...
  • Blog Post: More Events !!! about Open XML ..

    Find out more about em' in Open XML links for 03-22-2007 Here is a list : Harvard Workshop. Brian Jones is at a workshop entitled "Cross-Boundary Governance through Agreements and Standards" at Harvard this week Notes Developer Workshop. I gave a talk on Open XML at the Lotus Notes .NET Integration Workshop...
  • Blog Post: How can I miss posting this !!

    This is extracted from a post by Eric Carter titled Getting Ribbon XML Intellisense in VSTO 2005 SE Here's a tip--to get Ribbon XML Intellisense working in VSTO 2005 SE, copy the file \program files\microsoft visual studio 8\Xml\Schemas\1033\CustomUI.xsd to the folder C:\program files\microsoft visual...
  • Blog Post: Insert from Scanner or Camera

    Just I noticed [from a customer complain] that if you have word hosted [embedded] in any active document host, like Excel etc. and you try to do a Insert-> Image from Scanner or Camera, then word crashes. So what resolution do I have for this? not a great one ..I confess but, something is better then...
  • Blog Post: Oh ..I forgot to blog about this!

    If you are using browser object to open Excel files or opening Office files in browser,the file type browser flags needs to be set to “ Browse in the same window .” If not, the file opens in the Office application outside the browser object. This worked well in XP and/or Windows 2003 Server. But if you...
  • Blog Post: Good News For The Access Developers !

    Great News !! Now you can download Access Developer Extensions [2007] for FREE !!!! here is the URL http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/office/bb229700.aspx Enjoy !!
  • Blog Post: Is MS Bashing An Olympic Sport?

    Oooof..! Microsoft Offers Cash For Wikipedia Edit Microsoft blunders over Weipedia editing The Darkside Taints Wikipedia Microsoft offered cash for wikipedia alterations Microsoft offered cash to blogger for wikipedia edits Microsoft 'tried to doctor Wikipedia' Microsoft: Lessons in how to look stupid...
  • Blog Post: New Office 2007 Supportability Feature:Unique Alert/Error ID

    We've noticed that Over 25% of the support volume for Office 2003 is directly related to error messages. Quite often the customer will give the SE the general idea of what the error is saying and not the exact text string. This makes finding the right prescriptive content difficult. The unique ID addresses...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2005 Tools for 2007 Office System Released!

    Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the 2007 Office System (VSTO 2005 SE) is released to web. This announcement was publically made during the keynote at Tech Ed in Barcelona Spain. VSTO 2005 SE is immediately available to the developer community for downloading. So whats new in it for you..? well ..This is...
  • Blog Post: earn, learn and help the community !

    Were you ever able to do all of the above at the same time ..? well .. now you can .. We've just launched a very cool contest that challenges developers around the world to design Office business applications that support non-profit organizations and encourages them to learn more about the 2007 Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Blogging With Word 2007

    One of the greatest advantages of working with Microsoft is Dog-Fooding , getting the hands on the technology before it actually comes out in the market, I really enjoy that and now as I already told you Beta 2 Word 2007 now has blogging that as a new feature. Yes, I agree it’s a beta, it still has...
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