Power Tip: Integrate Silverlight into an Access database

Derrick VanArnam and Russell Fox have developed a sample Access database that shows how to integrate Silverlight into an Access database.

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Power Tip: Integrate Silverlight into an Access database

Video: Efficiently Getting and Setting Custom Properties in a Contact Folder in Outlook 2010

Watch this visual how-to video and learn to get and set custom properties for contact items in Outlook 2010 using the GetProperties and SetProperties methods of the PropertyAccessor object.

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Video: Efficiently Getting and Setting Custom Properties in a Contact Folder in Outlook 2010

Using the New Expression Builder to Build If-Then Statements in Access 2010 Applications (Visual How To)

Watch the video and explore the code as you learn to create a nested IIf function call when you design a query using the new Access 2010 Expression Builder. Author: Ken Getz (MVP)

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Create SQL Server Compact Edition Database with VBA

In a previously post I wrote about how we can retrieve data from a SQL Server Compact Edition (SSCE) database with ADO and Excel.

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Create SQL Server Compact Edition Database with VBA

Object Model Considerations for Protected View in Word 2010

I got some great questions recently about macros and Protected View in Word 2010, and thought I'd write something up to help anyone else who's looking at this issue – enjoy!   Word 2010 includes enhancements to security, one of which is the inclusion of a Protected View used when opening files from untrusted sources (e.g.

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Object Model Considerations for Protected View in Word 2010

Using Microsoft Word to Create Reports For LightSwitch (or Silverlight)

LightSwitch has a really nice feature on data grids that allow you to export them to Excel if running out of browser (full trust). This gives you a basic way of getting data out of the system to create reports or do further analysis on the data using Excel. However, in business applications you typically want to provide some client-side reporting that also formats the data in a certain way so it can be printed easily.

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Calling BCS External Lists from Workflow and Sandboxed Solutions in SharePoint 2010

Many developers experience security issues when trying to access External Lists through workflows and Sandboxed Solutions. Read the P&P guidance here to avaoid these issues:   http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff798353.aspx

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Video: Using Calculated Columns in Table Design in Access 2010

Watch this visual how-to video as you learn to use Access 2010 to create calculated columns in table design.

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Accessing an OData Producer using an Office 2010 Add-in

To continue the theme of landing external data in Office 2010, I’ve taken a demo excerpt from a session I presented at a conference last week to show how easy it is to land OData information in an add-in. In this sample I simply use the Northwind Database which is a publicly available OData producer .

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Accessing an OData Producer using an Office 2010 Add-in

A Few Office 2010 Object Model References Live on MSDN!

Today we published a few Office 2010 object model references on the MSDN Library: Access 2010 Developer Reference Excel 2010 Developer Reference Outlook 2010 Developer Reference Project 2010 Developer Reference Word 2010 Developer Reference These versions are currently the most up-to-date developer references for the corresponding Office 2010 client applications. Developer References for Office 2010 (APIs shared across Office client applications), PowerPoint 2010, Publisher 2010, and Visio 2010 will be forthcoming shortly.

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A Few Office 2010 Object Model References Live on MSDN!