The first step in planning any custom Office solution is to decide which of the Office applications will play the central role. In this scenario, Word is the obvious choice. We will be combining multiple subdocuments, each created in Word, into a single master document, then publishing it as a Web page—all tasks best done by Word. Other Office applications will be used as well, but clearly Word will be central.

Early in the planning process, it is advisable to sketch out the main steps that the application will need to perform and at least make a preliminary determination of how the task will be performed.

Step 1: Keeping the Required Information

When executing, the application will need the following information:

  • the name and e-mail ...

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