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Fixing up InfoPath exported .mhts in Word

If you export a complex InfoPath view to web archive (.mht) file then edit it in Word, you may...

Author: guowu Date: 11/08/2005

Handy-Dandy Scripts: closing Word gracefully

Sometimes you may find winword.exe process lingering in the memeory and there is no visible Word...

Author: guowu Date: 11/02/2005

CSBlogger updates

Haven't touched it for quiet a while, tonight I suddenly feel motivated to fix a few old bugs on...

Author: guowu Date: 07/20/2005

Uninstalling Office updates

Office updates released after today (July 12th, 2005) may be uninstalled like most Windows updates...

Author: guowu Date: 07/12/2005

Taking snapshots for part of a Word document - the new EnhMetaFileBits property

In Word 2003 object model a new property named EnhMetaFileBits for Range and Selection object is...

Author: guowu Date: 06/09/2005

RSS feeds for KB articles

Normally I don't point people around. This one is too good to miss though: Microsoft is introducing...

Author: guowu Date: 05/26/2005

Authoring XML schema (XSD) with InfoPath - Part II

Like I mentioned earlier, it is very easy to use InfoPath as an XML schema editor, with very little...

Author: guowu Date: 05/26/2005

CSBlogger 1.1 is released!

Available now here. I am little bit surprised that CSBlogger didn't get much attention as its .Text...

Author: guowu Date: 05/25/2005

Community Server Issues - Part II

A while back, I complained about the big pain caused by the SOAP header change between Community...

Author: guowu Date: 05/24/2005

Authoring XML schema (XSD) with InfoPath - Part I

Recently, I ran across Aaron Skonnard's MSDN magazine articles talking about Contract First Service...

Author: guowu Date: 05/24/2005

Updates on CSBlogger and source code release

Some minor bug fixes are made. As always, the new build can be downloaded here. The source code is...

Author: guowu Date: 05/20/2005

Creating LEAN_AND_MEAN Virtual Hard Disk (.vhd) Files

Not so recently I discovered a way that can significantly reduce VHD file sizes: I was able to...

Author: guowu Date: 05/17/2005

Community Server Issues - Part I

Ok, seriously, I have encountered several problems on the web service APIs provided by Community...

Author: guowu Date: 05/13/2005

CSBlogger Take 2

Finally I was able to get CSBlogger also working with Community Server 1.0. In the mean time, a few...

Author: guowu Date: 05/13/2005

Here comes the CSBlogger

The download link and other information for CSBlogger, an InfoPath client for Community Server...

Author: guowu Date: 05/11/2005

Updates on SimpleBlogger

Being a shameless diver (read a lot, post nothing) in the blog world for a while, I did not know...

Author: guowu Date: 04/07/2005

Automate Office Task Pane with Active Accessibility

The background Almost every Office application provides a powerful object model(OM) to allow...

Author: guowu Date: 12/23/2004

Programming Office Commandbars - get the ID of a CommandBarControl

The FindControl(FindControls) method of CommandBars collection/CommandBar object is the most useful...

Author: guowu Date: 09/06/2004

Programming Office Commandbars - how to disable shortcut menus

This is one of the FAQs about Office Commandbars. For some reason, you may want to suppress the...

Author: guowu Date: 08/12/2004

SimpleBlogger update

A new build is available for download. Here is the information: Form VersionRelease DateBackward...

Author: guowu Date: 08/09/2004

Available: a new version of the InfoPath blog editor for .Text (simpleblogger)

Yes, it is already up there. Documentation is also updated. I also created a category dedicated for...

Author: guowu Date: 07/30/2004

ALT-Click - A quick and easy way to use Word 2003 as a (bilingual) dictionary

If you don't know what I am talking about, try it now in Word 2003. Hold down ALT key on your...

Author: guowu Date: 07/20/2004

A simple InfoPath blog editor for .Text - SimpleBlogger

About SimpleBlogger is an InfoPath based blog client utilizing the simpleblogservice API provided by...

Author: guowu Date: 07/20/2004

Layout repeating elements horizontally in InfoPath 2003 SP1

In InfoPath, you can use repeating tables or repeating sections to display repeating elements....

Author: guowu Date: 07/19/2004

Now that I am ready to blah…

Finally I got my InfoPath blog client for .Text working as expected. Before I talk about it in...

Author: guowu Date: 07/19/2004