Exchange RPC Extractor v2.0 is now available!

The Office Interoperability Team is pleased to announce the release of RPX Version 2.0 (Microsoft Exchange RPC Extractor).  RPX v2.0 empowers developers who are implementing the Microsoft Exchange protocols by allowing them to view the RPC traffic between client and servers. Network capture files are transformed into text files that detail RPC requests and responses, including…


Exchange and Outlook Standards Feedback

Beginning in May 2013, Microsoft solicited community input regarding its support of the core and most commonly adopted email and calendaring standards in the next versions of Microsoft Exchange Server and Outlook.   The process confirmed the existing plan of support.   Accordingly, Microsoft will continue to support the following standards in the next versions of Microsoft…


上海互操作技术研讨会:12月10日-12月12日

我们非常高兴地宣布,微软互操作技术研讨会将于2013年12月10日,11日,12日在上海举行。这次面向中国的研讨会将会覆盖到Windows, Office, Exchange, SharePoint, SQL Server的互操作技术性议题, 并提供现场咨询和测试服务。 会议议题涉及: Office的文件格式及相容性; Windows网络协议的跨平台相容性,及调试技巧; Exchange, SharePoint,SQL Server的网络协议介绍及测试; OData, OMI 的功能介绍及网络协议测试。 整个研讨会免费开放,所有讲座提供中文同传,或用中文演讲。我们诚邀所有相关开发及测试人员参加。 由于场地有限,请尽早联系plugfests@microsoft.com 登记或者咨询(英文,普通话或粤语均可)。登记截止日期:2013年12月2日。 敬请关注后续发布的更多细节!  会议议程:    2013年12月10日   时间 日程安排及会议名称 简介 9:30AM 主旨:互操作性的承诺 介绍微软互操作性技术的规划和方向 10:00AM 微软互操作性项目 主要介绍微软开放性文档项目中所有的可用资源。 10:30AM 二进制文件格式  (Binary File Format) 详情 工作词汇,模式及用例, 与开放文档的对照, 趋势。     11:30AM Word二进制文件格式概述 (.doc) 简要介绍Word二进制文件格式。 12:00PM 午餐   1:00PM Excel 二进制文件格式概述 (.xls) 简要介绍Excel二进制文件格式。 1:30PM PowerPoint…

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Shanghai Interoperability Seminar: December 10th – 12th 2013

The Microsoft interoperability teams are excited to announce an upcoming seminar that will be hosted in Shanghai, China on December 10, 11, and 12 2013. This free, three day event will cover a broad range of Microsoft interoperability topics from Windows, SQL, and Office. All implementers are welcome to attend, however space is limited so…


Interoperability Protocols Plugfest: June 24th – 28th

We are less than three weeks away from the Microsoft Interoperability Protocols Plugfest. If you are planning to register or have questions please contact plugfests@microsoft.com, we are accepting registrations until the 14th of June. Currently, all of our testing offices are booked, however there is still space in the presentation sessions. This will be an…


Exchange Server and Outlook Standards Support Feedback

Microsoft recognizes that in an increasingly interconnected computing landscape, enabling interoperability between products from different vendors is important.  In particular, Microsoft understands that its customers value interoperability with respect to email and calendaring functionality. In addition, in December 2009, Microsoft made a comprehensive commitment to the promotion of interoperability to the European Commission.  In connection with…


Office Open XML Themes, Schemes, and Fonts

We frequently get questions about how Office selects substitute fonts when a specified font is not found. This article describes how Office Open XML-compatible software can select fonts in text runs. It includes information about the font selection process that is used in Office 2010. The Office Open XML (OOXML) specification provides software developers with…


Microsoft Support for PDF

From time to time, we get questions about the level of support that Microsoft Office currently offers for PDF. PDF has been an international standard since 2008, ISO 32000, and has several accompanying standards for specific uses, including archiving (PDF/A, ISO 19005). We currently offer customers a choice between Save as PDF with a number…


Upcoming Interoperability Protocol Plugfest Events!

Microsoft Interoperability Protocols Plugfest | Redmond, WA | June 24th through the 28th The Windows Server, Office and SQL Interoperability Teams are hosting a free event that will cover the Windows File Sharing protocols, SharePoint protocols, Exchange EWS and RPC protocols, Windows Identity protocols, and the SQL OData protocol.   Attendees will have the opportunity to: Listen to…