Community Article: Enabling Speech Recognition in Microsoft Word 2007 with Visual Studio 2008 (Beth Massi)

A new community submitted article was just released on the Office Development with Visual Studio portal by MVP Alessandro Del Sole. In this article learn how to control the Vista operating system’s speech recognition engine in .NET from a custom task pane in Microsoft Word 2007. This article compliments Alessandro’s previous article on a text-to-speech… Read more

Diagnosing/Troubleshooting Office Add-ins with AddInSpy (Beth Massi)

If you missed the announcement on the VSTO Developer Portal, the team released a tool called AddInSpy that helps diagnosing problems with Office Add-ins. Andrew Whitechapel talks about it on his blog here. Also check out and download the VSTO Power Tools which Andrew, myself, and the team has blogged about before. This download is… Read more

How Do I: Deploy Document-Level Office 2007 Solutions with Windows Installer? (Mary Lee)

In Deploying an Office solution using Windows Installer, you read how to deploy document-level Office 2007 solutions with Windows Installer.  As a follow up, you can now see how to add a Setup project to your VSTO solution and add a custom action to update custom document properties. This example uses Excel 2007, but you… Read more

How Do I: Deploy Application-Level Office 2007 Solutions with Windows Installer? (Mary Lee)

In Deploying an Office solution using Windows Installer, you read how to deploy application-level Office 2007 solutions with Windows Installer.  As a follow up, you can now see how to add a Setup project to your VSTO solution and create registry keys. This example uses Excel 2007, but you can apply these principles to any… Read more