Videos That Demonstrate VSTO 2005 SE Tasks

There’s a new type of technical article on MSDN called “Visual How Tos.” These articles feature videos that show how to perform specific tasks, and they include short written articles with code samples or links to code samples and other examples in the documentation. Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Second Edition has six Visual How Tos right now,…

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Documenting VSTO

Download the audio fileDuration 15:18Size 11 MB Christin talks with Christa Carpentiere, the documentation manager for VSTO and VSTA, about what’s coming up in Help and how the docs are created. Related link: The Visual Studio Tools for Office documentation on MSDN  

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Going to Tech·Ed 2007

Download the audio fileDuration 11:00Size 8 MB Christin Boyd talks about the VSTO team’s plans for Tech·Ed in Orlando, Florida; in Barcelona, Spain; and in Queensland, Australia. Related links: Tech·Ed 2007 home page Tech·Ed 2007 Worldwide

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Looking Forward to Orcas

Download the audio fileDuration: 16:32Size: 12 MB Steve Fox and Paul Stubbs talk about what’s coming in the next version of Visual Studio Tools for Office. Related links:Forum: Visual Studio Tools for Office Orcas (beta and CTP issues) Visual Studio Tools for Office Developer Center Visual Studio Product Roadmap

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Audio How-to: Customizing the Ribbon Using VSTO 2005 SE

In this audio how-to, Harry Miller gives a basic introduction to customizing the Ribbon in the 2007 Microsoft Office system by using Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Second Edition. Download the audio fileLength: 5:44Size: 4 MB Related Video:Automating a Word 2007 Document Using Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office SE Ribbon Support Related Help…

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SharePoint Workflow Activities in the Toolbox

When you create a new SharePoint Sequential Workflow or SharePoint State Machine Workflow project, no SharePoint Workflow activities appear in the Toolbox.   You need to add these activities manually in the Beta 1 release of Visual Studio Code Name Orcas Tools for the Microsoft Office System. Use the following instructions to do this:  …

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What’s in Orcas Beta 1?

Download the audio fileDuration 17:00Size 12 MB  Christin Boyd and Reza Chitsaz talk about what you can do with Visual Studio Tools for Office in the recently released Visual Studio Code Name “Orcas” Beta 1, including new features in these areas: Application-level add-insSharePoint workflow projectsRibbon DesignerOutlook form regionsDocument-level customizations for Word 2007 and Excel 2007Word content controlsDeployment Related…

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