One more step in the right direction, native ODF support in Office 2007 SP2

Did’ya see dat! I am pretty exited about these developments, As soon as these this is out I want to play with it and see how can this feature be utilized in Office Programmability scenarios Are you surprised ? WHY ? It’s fairly consistent with our idea of promoting & encouraging freedom of choice. Also,…

1

What’s "Works on My Machine" Certification Program anyways ?

A few of my readers asked me, what’s do I mean by "Works on My Machine certified”, in my previous post. Here is the ans -  All of this thing started with Joseph Cooney – He got an interestingly funny and brilliant idea. Which, in itself, serves as a code disclaimer. Then Jeff Atwood(coding horror …


Creating a new presentation by pulling slides from a presentation

You’ll remember that a few days back I’ve posted a code snippet which demonstrates how to create a PowerPoint presentation from scratch using System.IO.Packaging. Here is the next part of the same code which is “works on my machine” certified 🙂 This is a simple WinForms Application which demonstrates how to  pull the slides from…

3

Word 2007 “Save As Word XML document” and back without automation – 1

Did you even had a look at new Word XML File? or … like me, you also assumed that it’s going to be same or similar to Word 2003 XML? Yesterday … one of my fellow MSFT was  working on Packaging API to create and modify a document. We had a quick conversation … Manjunath…

4

Open XML for primary school goers

Ok ..I agree! I was not a simple-sober-studious-obedient-goodie-good student. I do remember when I was a primary school goer, whenever me or any of my friends wanted a leave, we almost always used the same letter template, just modifying a few fields. Yesterday, I was thinking about this. While working on an Open XML issue…

3