Programming Office Applications Using Visual Studio for the Microsoft Office System 2003

Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office System 2003 is a set of technologies that allows .NET developers to build interactive Office-based solutions. Office applications have been programmable using VBA (Visual Basic for Automation) technology, which allows a developer to attach code to office documents. Visual Studio Tools for Office (also sometimes known as VSTO) provides .NET developers with the flexibility of managed code (in particular, VB.NET and C#) to be used as the code-behind programming language for Word- and Excel-based applications. VSTO provides full access to the Word and Excel object models (using IntelliSense for code completion). The ...

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