Office Developer Content for march 2005

Microsoft Office System
A Developer's Take on Smart Tags
Bill Coan provides a straightforward introduction to smart tags. What are they? What do all the different terms mean? What do they do? Learn this and more.

Create XML Mappings in Excel 2003
Walk through common XML tasks in Microsoft Office Excel 2003 to learn more about the new XML functionality in Office 2003 Editions.

Download: Excel 2003 XML Tools Add-in Version 1.1
Use this add-in to provide information about a selected cell's XML properties, create XSD files for XML maps, rename the Root and Row elements, or refresh all of the XML maps in a workbook at once.

Five JavaScript Tips for FrontPage Web Developers
Open a new, fixed-size window. Create mouse over effects. Insert dates and times without breaking a sweat. And more! Learn how with these popular tips from the FrontPage Developers Blog.

Generate FIXML Messages with InfoPath 2003
Learn how to use InfoPath to create a reference implementation of an FIXML message, and examine the issues that emerge when translating an existing messaging protocol to XML.

Microsoft Content Management Server
Collaborate on Building an MCMS 2002 Web Site
Learn how to set up a shared Microsoft Content Management Server 2002 development environment using the Microsoft Visual SourceSafe source control.

Learn How to Handle Web Page Requests on MCMS Servers
What happens when a request for a Web page on a Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) site comes in to the Web server? Learn how MCMS, Microsoft ASP.NET, and Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) handle these requests.

Using Flexible Tags to Track Programmatic Metadata in Publisher
See a few simple examples of tags in use, and a more complex example that uses tags to store merge information at the publication, page, and shape level.

Download: Outlook 2003 Integration API Reference
Get a single download of the Outlook 2003 Integration API Reference that features all the same content as the online version.

Transform Word Documents into the XSL-FO Format
XSL-FO and WordprocessingML, when used together, create an extremely useful tool for transforming Word documents into other standard formats such as HTML or PDF. (February 2005)

Automate Word Tables for Data Insertion and Extraction
Learn some of the best ways to automate the creation and formatting of tables in Word from MVP Cindy Meister.

Working with Shapes in Word Is Simpler than It Appears
Have you ever had a document with tens or even hundreds of images, and then as an afterthought decided you wanted to add a caption to each of those images? The sample add-in does that.

Step-by-Step Guide to Building Shapes in Visio 2003 ShapeStudio
Learn to create a project, add masters, assign behaviors to the masters, create and assign behavior sets, and then apply, test, and validate those behaviors.

Visual Studio Tools for Office 2005
Download: Application Manifest Editor Tool for Visual Studio Tools for Office 2005
View and modify the application manifest and cached datasets stored in a Visual Studio Tools for Office 2005 document.

Dynamic Managed Controls and Views in an Excel Solution
Use the .NET Framework in Visual Studio 2005 Beta 1 to utilize managed controls that present and navigate data in ways that Excel does not support out-of-the-box.

Best of Blogs: Visual Studio Tools for Office, Version 2005
Expert developers blog about their first hand experience of designing, implementing, and deploying Visual Studio Tools for Office solutions for Word and Excel.

Overview of Server Capabilities in Visual Studio Tools for Office, Version 2005
Learn about the powerful new server capabilities of Visual Studio Tools for Office, Version 2005 as you create a solution that uses Word 2003 and Excel 2003 on the server.

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