Linked Tables

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Linked Tables

In our previous blog post, we discussed how easy it is to use the Copy/Paste feature of the PowerPivot [aka Gemini] add-in to bring in data from virtually any external source that cannot otherwise be accessed by means of an ODBC, OLEDB or Managed .NET provider. In these scenarios, business users are free to copy new or updated data at any time, but the source of the data is not retained in the model itself, and so multiple copies may need to be manually performed over the model’s life span in order to reflect changes to the sources. Now consider the following business scenario: an analyst needs to produce a forecast of their company’s sales by product over the next year.

Developing for Office and SharePoint Server 2010 (Christin Boyd)

I get a lot of questions about the future.  When will Visual Studio release?   First half of 2010

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Developing for Office and SharePoint Server 2010 (Christin Boyd)

Here is a Way to Get the ID of a Built-in Outlook Command Bar Menu (Norm Estabrook)

Recently, a forum poster asked us how he could add a submenu item to a built-in menu item in Outlook.  Note that these are not controls that appear on the Ribbon of an Outlook item, but rather the menus that drop down from the top of the Outlook Explorer such as the View menu and the Tools menu. So one way to do this (In fact the only way that I know of) is to use the example shown in the following MSDN topic – How to: Add Custom Menus and Menu Items to Outlook . You can’t just use the example as is

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Here is a Way to Get the ID of a Built-in Outlook Command Bar Menu (Norm Estabrook)

Signing and re-signing manifests in ClickOnce (Saurabh Bhatia)

ClickOnce manifest signing can be a little confusing for someone going through the process the very first time.

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Signing and re-signing manifests in ClickOnce (Saurabh Bhatia)