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    Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Sample: Estimate Solution

    This download contains an Estimate sample solution built with Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System.
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        The Estimate solution illustrates a basic order entry system that uses Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System. This sample solution uses Microsoft Office Excel 2003 for data entry, calculation and charting capabilities. Microsoft Office Word 2003 is used for report generation. This sample will aid in your understanding of the key functionality and new features provided by Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office. The sample code covers the following topics:

        • New Visual Studio Tools for Office design time experience

        • Creating Excel and Word template projects

        • Working with Excel controls

        • Adding and interacting with custom controls on the Document Actions task pane (actions pane)

        • Working with Excel controls

        • Modifying Excel command bars and menus

        • Creating Word reports from data entered into Excel and saved to a common database

        • Using Visual Studio Tools for Office view controls and the data cache/data binding

        • Using an XSD to map schema elements to an Excel worksheet

        • Deploying a secure Microsoft Office Professional 2003 (Office 2003) solution

        The associated MSDN article discusses the implementation process used to create the solution. Code snippets illustrate individual components of this Invoice application. The download contains both a Visual Basic .NET and C# project.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 2000 Professional Edition , Windows 2000 Server, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Professional Edition

        • Microsoft® Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System
        • Microsoft® Office Professional 2003

        • or
        • Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 and Microsoft® Office Word 2003
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