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    Word 2003: XML Software Development Kit (SDK)

    The Microsoft Office Word 2003 Software Development Kit (SDK) provides information and assistance for making the best use of the expanded XML features and support available in Microsoft Office Word 2003.
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      4.2 MB

        This SDK is intended for both power users and developers who are interested in exposing the data stored inside Word documents to business processes and to other applications and presentation formats.

        The Microsoft® Office 2003 Word XML Software Development Kit (SDK) contains documentation, samples, tools, and XML schema definition (XSD) files to assist you with developing XML-based solutions using Word 2003.

    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

        • This download works with the following Office applications:
          • Microsoft Office Word 2003
          • Microsoft Office 2003 Editions
      • To install this download:
        1. Download the file by clicking the Download link (above) and saving the file to your hard disk.
        2. Double-click the wdxmlsdk.msi program file on your hard disk to start the setup program.
        3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.

        Instructions for use:
        Once you install the Microsoft Office 2003 Word XML SDK, all the files included in the SDK are copied to your hard disk as subfolders of the drive:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 2003 Developer Resources\Microsoft Office 2003 Word XML SDK\ folder. Shortcuts for the SDK contents are also located under the “Microsoft Office 2003 Word XML SDK” subfolder of the “Microsoft Office 2003 Developer Resources” program group on the Microsoft Windows® Start menu.

        Removal of this download:
        1. On the Start menu, point to Settings and then click Control Panel.
        2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
        3. In the list of currently installed programs, select Microsoft Office Word 2003 XML SDK and then click Remove or Add/Remove. If a dialog box appears, follow the instructions to remove the program.
        4. Click Yes or OK to confirm that you want to remove the program.
      • This package does not collect any personal information.