OpenXML Styles 101 – Creating Custom Styles and Understanding Style Inheritance

IntroductionThis will be the first in a series of articles on various OpenXML topics. This article provides an expanded description of how Style Inheritance works. We will be using an example created in Microsoft Word 2016 and then manually modifying the package contents. By simply reading through this blog you should be able to grasp…

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How to use the presetShapeDefinitions.xml file and fun with DrawingML.

This article deals with the content contained in ECMA-376 Part 1. The 3rd edition of ECMA-376 was released in June of 2011 and can be downloaded from the following location: http://www.ecma-international.org/publications/standards/Ecma-376.htm Where can I get the presetShapeDefinitions.xml file? Download ECMA-376 3rd edition Part 1 and unzip the contents into an empty folder. You should see a…

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OOXML SmartArt Pie Chart Construction

OOXML SmartArt Pie Chart Construction In recent years, vector graphics have become much more preferable due to the various display systems encountered. Thus, images could be resized without fear of quality loss. SmartArt works in a similar fashion. To illustrate this, I am going to show the construction of a basic pie chart in Word…

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