Develop Office Business Applications using Visual Studio
We are happy to announce that today we are releasing the Open XML Package Editor Power Tool for Visual Studio 2010 on Visual Studio Gallery. This Power Tool is a Visual Studio add-in that provides an easy way to parse and edit Open Packaging Conventions files, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents. This Power Tool enables you to do the following tasks:
This Power Tool was originally shipped for Visual Studio 2008 as part of VSTO Power Tools v220.127.116.11. This new version for Visual Studio 2010 contains all the original features from the previous version and it works the same.
Figure 1 shows the tree view that is provided when you open an Open XML Package file in Visual Studio.
Figure 1 – Open XML Package treeview in Visual Studio
When you double-click on any XML part in the file that is open in the tree view, that part is opened in the standard Visual Studio XML editor, as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2 - XML part open in the Visual Studio XML editor
The Open XML Package Editor Power Tool for Visual Studio 2010 is available for download at Visual Studio Gallery
It would be great if you could add support for Visio Web Drawings as well.
I tried to add the registry key:
to be able to open it in VS, but it did not accept the VDW file format.
how to create docment whis open xml in vs
I really need this tool running on Visual Studio 2012. Any plans for this any time soon? Or do I have to install Visual Studio 2010 as well?