Chapter 6. Using external XML data in documents Word Script Developer Task

  • Complete XML documents

  • XML search results

  • Web services

  • Automatic event-based updates

Word can access external data and insert it in your XML documents. You can accomplish tasks such as looking up an address in an external XML document, importing canned text, or getting information about a ZIP code from a Web service.

This chapter will show you how to:

  • Access XML document sources from a file system or with a URL

  • Get data from Web services using a SOAP interface

We’ll also explain how to refresh external data automatically when changes are made to the document.

Skills required

Skills required

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