Sample application “I found something interesting”

Another week, another app (and I use “app” loosely – it’s a SharePoint web-part page). The following sample application is used to allow people to analyze a certain workbook and add insight. The insight may be as simple as marking a certain area in the workbook and pointing people’s attention to it and it may…

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Introduction to the Excel Services JavaScript OM - Part 3 – writing to the workbook

So far we saw how one can call into the EWA at arbitrary times and respond to events by affecting the page around the EWA. This time around we will combine the two mechanisms to make modifications to the workbook when the selection changes. If you will recall, in part 1, we listened to events…

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Introduction to the Excel Services JavaScript OM - Part 2 – listening to events

The previous post showed how to start using the Excel Services JavaScript OM to automate the EWA web-part. The example given showed how to cause periodic recalculation on a workbook that’s on a SharePoint web-page. In this post, we will add our first event to the EWA and see how we can get an even…

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Introduction to the Excel Services JavaScript OM - Part 1 – Humble beginnings

Edit: I fixed a problem with the skeleton code that made the thing not work in browsers other than IE.  In the past few weeks, I wrote a bunch of posts about the new REST APIs in Excel Services. I wanted to take a bit of a breather from those APIs and start writing about…

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