Meet the family! Word, Excel, InfoPath, Access, and FrontPage
Information capture and reuse
End-user data connection
Data-driven application enhancement
This chapter is an overview of the XML features of Office. We discuss the XML-enabled Office products – Word, Excel, Access, FrontPage and the newly introduced InfoPath – in the context of several information sharing scenarios.
But the products are really just the supporting cast. The true stars are the advances that XML in Office brings to:
information capture and reuse;
end-user data connection; and
data-driven application enhancement.
For all the valuable abstract data that is managed in database systems, there is even more ...