Apps for Office: Work with custom XML parts

?This sample writes user-specified text to a custom XML part that is bound to a content control within a Word 2013 document.

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Office Next – Building Office for Windows RT – The Microsoft Office Blog

His post on the Building Windows 8 blog included the following news about Office : “WOA includes desktop versions of the new Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote. These new Office applications, codenamed “ Office 15”, have … The Microsoft Office Blog

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New file format options in the new Office

In the next release of Office, we have added two additional formats for use: Strict Open XML and Open Document Format (ODF) 1.2. We have also added support for opening PDF documents so they can be edited within Word and saved to any supported format.

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Microsoft unveils the new Office

SAN FRANCISCO — July 16, 2012 — Today, Microsoft Corp. CEO Steve Ballmer unveiled the customer preview of the new Microsoft Office, available at office.com/preview . The next release features an intuitive design that works beautifully with touch, stylus, mouse or keyboard across new Windows devices, including tablets.

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Leveraging Windows Azure WCF Services to Connect BCS with SharePoint Online

Introduction You might have read an earlier post of mine where I discussed the new Business Connectivity Services (BCS) functionality in SharePoint Online (SP-O) and walked through how you can leverage jQuery and JavaScript to interact with an external list in SharePoint Online. This blog post assumed that you had created an external list in the first place and provided you with some code snippets to create a view of an external list. Since that time, a great post from Christian Glessner popped up that shows you how you can walk through creating an external list using SQL Azure.

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Processing Documents in Bulk Using SharePoint 2010 and Open XML 2.0

Learn to use the Open XML SDK 2.0 to generate specific documents, SharePoint 2010 to store those documents, Word Automation Services to convert them to XPS files to print, and .NET Framework code to send them to the printer.

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Sample: Processing Documents in Bulk Using SharePoint 2010 and Open XML 2.0

Explore code that uses the Open XML SDK 2.0, SharePoint 2010, Word Automation Services, and .NET Framework code to process documents in bulk.

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Sample: Deleting Comments By All Authors or Specific Authors in Word 2010 Documents by Using the Open XML SDK 2.0

Explore this visual how-to sample as you learn to use strongly typed classes in the Open XML SDK 2.0 to delete comments by all or specific authors in a Word document.

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A New Center for Excel Developer on MSDN

I thought that I should notify readers of my blog that Microsoft recently has launched a new Excel Developer Center on MSDN.

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Video: Retrieving the Table of Contents from Word 2010 Documents by Using the Open XML SDK 2.0

Watch this visual how-to video as you learn to use the strongly typed classes in the Open XML SDK 2.0 to retrieve an XML block that contains the table of contents from a Word document, without loading the document into Microsoft Word.

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