Traditionally, developers have used VBA to create Office based applications. When .NET came along with all its goodies, they felt the need for creating document-centric solutions with .NET. To address this need, [...]
I first wrote the article in Part I. But after writing it, based on some questions and some further information I have come across, I realized that there really needed to be a precursor article. So here is the information I wished I had started with.
One other note. If you are going to write an Add-In, it’s not a trivial task. While very little of it is difficult, [...]
About 2 months prior to writing this article, a need was brought to me to extract data in some way, but without me having to do it every month. Through trial and error, this is the best way that I’ve found so far. The application allows the user to input a beginning and end date, and then pull data based on that [...]
I have been through numerous battles trying to figure out the RTF format. This document is both a list of open questions I have as well as items I think I have figured out. If you can shed any more light on any of these, please shoot me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: While I try to update this article here, the copy that is guaranteed to be the most recent is at [...]
The WordML spec will probably never be fully completed. But, here is an attempt to extend the documentation where Microsoft is silent.
The RTF spec became a gigantic mess because it was incomplete in places, vague in other places, and wrong (i.e., didn’t match what Word did) in others. Because of that, every programmer writing code to read/write RTF files made [...]