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Visual Studio Tools for Office: Using Visual Basic 2005 with Excel, Word, Outlook, and InfoPath by Eric Lippert, Eric Carter

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8. Working with Word Objects

Working with the Application Object

This chapter examines some of the major objects in the Word object model, starting with the Application object. Many of the objects in the Word object model are very large, and it is beyond the scope of this book to describe these objects completely. Instead, this discussion focuses on the most commonly used methods and properties associated with these objects.

This chapter describes these objects as defined by the primary interop assemblies (PIAs) for Word. You should be aware that VSTO extends some of these objects (Document, Bookmark, XMLNodes, and XMLNode) to add some functionality, such as data binding support. Part III of this book, starting with Chapter 13, “The VSTO Programming ...

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