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Office 2007 ISV Touchdown Live Meeting Series

To help you, our Microsoft Small Business Partners, be better prepared for the upcoming Windows Vista and Office 2007 product launches, we want to make sure you are aware of this series of Live Meetings being offered for you:


·         Customizing the 2007 Microsoft Office System Ribbon Undoubtedly the most visible change in the Microsoft 2007 Office System is its new user interface, and the highlight of this interface is the Ribbon. In this Web seminar you will learn how you can customize and extend the Ribbon to create custom solutions using the new RibbonX API.

·         2007 Microsoft Office System File Formats The Microsoft 2007 Office System introduces a new default file format. In this seminar you will become familiar with this new format and learn how you can leverage its features in your own solutions. You will also learn the compatibility story for the current Office document types.

·         Building Web Parts in SharePoint Server 2007 SharePoint 2007 is the third release of Microsoft‘s powerful portal platform. In this Web seminar you will learn how to build Web Parts that target SharePoint 2007 and how to take advantage of SharePoint 2007’s new features

·         2007 Microsoft Office system and Windows Workflow Foundation Windows Workflow Foundation is a new platform for building workflow-enabled applications on Windows. In this Web seminar you will learn how it has been integrated directly into the 2007 Microsoft Office System, and how you can use this integration as an extensibility point in your own Office 2007-based solutions

·         Building InfoPath 2007 Solutions This session will introduce the major improvements that you will find in InfoPath 2007. You will learn how to use template parts, how to deploy templates to Office 2007 Server, and how to leverage Form Services. You will also see how InfoPath 2007 provides support for developers and about opportunities in InfoPath for ISVs.

·         Excel Services in 2007 Microsoft Office System In this Web seminar you will learn about the powerful new features of Excel 2007. You will learn how to create user-defined functions for client and server access, how to use Web services to build an Excel Services-enabled application, and how to build Web-based dashboards and scorecards using Excel Web Access.


Thank you and have a wonderful day,


Eric Ligman
Microsoft US Senior Manager
Small Business Community Engagement

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