Community Goodies: Resource Index for Office Development

Word Programming

Word Online Documentation:

Object Model Reference

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb244515.aspx

Object Model Map

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb288731.aspx

Programming Tasks

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb258054.aspx

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb244501.aspx

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd146918.aspx

 

Word Newsgroups and Forums:

Word VBA AddIn

http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.word.vba.addins

Word VBA Beginners

http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.word.vba.beginners

Word VBA Customization

http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.word.vba.customization

Word VBA General

http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.word.vba.general

 

Word Blogs and FAQs

Word Team Blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/microsoft_office_word/archive/tags/developer/default.aspx

Brian Jones & Zeyad Rajabi

http://blogs.msdn.com/brian_jones/archive/category/10251.aspx

Word MVP site 

http://word.mvps.org/FAQs/Customization.htm

Excel Programming

Excel Online Documentation

Excel 2010 Object Models changes

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee836187(office.14).aspx

Excel Object Models Reference

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.office.interop.excel(office.14).aspx

Excel Common Tasks

Workbooks: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb386180.aspx

Worksheet: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb157882.aspx 

Range: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb386091.aspx 

Cell: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb157868.aspx

Excel 2010 Xll Developer Reference

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb687911(office.14).aspx

Excel How-to Videos and Walkthroughs

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb431901.aspx

 

Excel Newsgroups and Forums

Excel Programming

http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.excel.programming

Excel Worksheet Functions

http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.excel.worksheet.functions&cat=en_US_9d3a46ff-c721-4e5a-bfc7-0c8a35d71167&lang=en&cr=US

 

Excel Blogs and FAQs

Excel Team blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/excel/archive/tags/Programmability/default.aspx

Ron’s Excel Tips

http://www.rondebruin.nl/tips.htm

Brian Jones & Zeyad Rajabi

http://blogs.msdn.com/brian_jones/archive/category/10251.aspx

Outlook Programming

Outlook Programming Online Document

Outlook Object Model Reference

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb208225.aspx

Outlook Form Script Reference

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb220660.aspx

Outlook MAPI Reference

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc765775.aspx

Outlook How-to articles

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb208173.aspx

Outlook Video and Walkthroughs

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd130134.aspx

 

Outlook Newsgroup and Forums

Outlook Programming VBA

http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.outlook.program_vba

Outlook Programming Form

http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.outlook.program_forms

Outlook Programming AddIn

http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.outlook.program_addins

Outlook Code Forum

http://www.outlookcode.com/forums.aspx

 

Outlook Blogs and FAQs

Outlook Team Blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/outlook/archive/tags/developer/default.aspx

Eric Legault Outlook blog

http://blogs.officezealot.com/legault/archive/2005/01/12/3824.aspx

 

Outlook Samples and Tools

Samples on Outlook Code

http://www.outlookcode.com/article.aspx?ID=44

Outlook Redemption library

http://www.dimastr.com/redemption/

LINQ to DASL

https://channel9.msdn.com/posts/jwiese/LINQ-to-DASL-Changing-Appointments-with-C-and-LINQ/

MFCMAPI

http://mfcmapi.codeplex.com/

OutlookSpy

http://www.dimastr.com/outspy/

Office Fluent UI

Articles

Developer Overview of the User Interface for Office 2007 system

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa338198.aspx

Customizing Office Fluent Ribbon for Developers

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa338202.aspx

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa338199.aspx

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa722523.aspx

Customizing Office Document Inspector

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa338203.aspx

 

Fluent UI Walkthroughs

Gellery

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb736142.aspx

Button

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb410115.aspx

CheckBox

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb410116.aspx

ComboBox

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb400925.aspx

Quick Access Toolbar

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb687747.aspx

Dynamic Menus

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb462634.aspx

ToggleButton

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb545350.aspx

DialogBoxLauncher

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb400926.aspx

Command repurpose

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb462633.aspx

 

Office Fluent UI Videos

Channel9

https://channel9.msdn.com/Search/?Term=Office Ribbon

 

Office Fluent UI Blogs and FAQs

Jensen Harris

http://blogs.msdn.com/jensenh/

Office 2010 Team blog

http://blogs.technet.com/office2010/archive/tags/Ribbon/default.aspx

Ron de Bruin

http://www.rondebruin.nl/ribbon.htm

 

Office Fluent UI Tools and Downloads

2007 Office System Documents Lists of Control IDs

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=4329d9e9-4d11-46a5-898d-23e4f331e9ae&displaylang=en

Icon Gallery AddIn

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=12B99325-93E8-4ED4-8385-74D0F7661318&displaylang=en

Access Ribbon Extensibility Sample

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=291704CB-655A-491F-8089-566BE7D2E9B0&displaylang=en

Custom UI Editor Tool

http://openxmldeveloper.org/articles/CustomUIeditor.aspx

Visual Studio Tools for Office

VSTO Documentation

General Reference

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/5s12ew2x.aspx

Managed Reference

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb771305.aspx

Unmanaged Reference API

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa942114.aspx

VSTO Architecture

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/zkhw8h59.aspx

VSTO Solution Upgrading and Migration

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/k2xkefex.aspx

Build and Debug VSTO solutions

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/388t39t8.aspx

VSTO Deployment

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb386179.aspx

VSTO Security

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/htx7t4k0.aspx

VSTO Data Solutions

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms404815.aspx

 

VSTO Forum

VSTO Forum

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/vsto/threads

 

VSTO Blogs and FAQs

VSTO Team Blog

http://blogs.msdn.com/vsto/

Misha Shneerson

http://blogs.msdn.com/mshneer/

Andrew Whitechapel

http://blogs.msdn.com/andreww/default.aspx

Eric Carter

http://blogs.msdn.com/eric_carter/default.aspx

VSTO FAQ

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/vsto/thread/31b1ffbf-117b-4e8f-ad38-71614437df59

 

VSTO Videos

MSDN VSTO Solution Videos

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/office/bb496949.aspx

Channel9

https://channel9.msdn.com/tags/VSTO/

 

VSTO Sample and Projects

Codeplex

http://www.codeplex.com/site/search?tagname=vsto

MSDN Code Gallery

http://code.msdn.microsoft.com/Project/ProjectDirectory.aspx?TagName=vsto

Office Business Application

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/office/cc442491.aspx

 

Downloads and Tools

AddinSpy

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc984533.aspx

VSTO PowerTools

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=46B6BF86-E35D-4870-B214-4D7B72B02BF9&displaylang=en

COM Shim Wizard

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb508939.aspx

VSTO Runtime 3.0

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=54EB3A5A-0E52-40F9-A2D1-EECD7A092DCB&displaylang=en

VSTO updated Runtime 2.0

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=8315654B-A5AE-4108-B7FC-186402563F2B&displaylang=en

Office Open XML SDK

Office Open XML SDK Documentation

Introduction to Office Open XML File Format

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa338205.aspx

Open XML SDK Reference

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd608815(office.14).aspx

Open XML SDK How to articles

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb491088(office.14).aspx

What’s New in SDK 2.0

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc471858(office.14).aspx

Open XML SDK 2.0 Design Considerations

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff478279(office.14).aspx

Open XML SDK Standard

http://www.ecma-international.org/publications/standards/Ecma-376.htm

 

Office Open XML Blogs

Brian Jones & Zeyad Rajabi

http://blogs.msdn.com/brian_jones/archive/tags/OpenXML%20Developers/default.aspx

Doug Mahugh

http://blogs.msdn.com/dmahugh/default.aspx

Eric White

http://blogs.msdn.com/ericwhite/archive/tags/OpenXML/default.aspx

Gray Matter

http://blogs.technet.com/gray_knowlton/default.aspx

 

Office Open XML Videos

MSDN How to Center

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/office/ee396255.aspx

 

Office Open XML Downloads

Open XML SDK 2.0 RTM

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=C6E744E5-36E9-45F5-8D8C-331DF206E0D0&displaylang=en

Open XML SDK 2.0 Code Snippets

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=78bea298-a3f9-44cf-bde0-b4f30dc986df&displaylang=en

PowerTools for Open XML

http://powertools.codeplex.com/

Open XML Package Explorer

http://packageexplorer.codeplex.com/

Word Content Control Toolkit

http://www.codeplex.com/wikipage?ProjectName=dbe

 

Open XML Forum and Newsgroup

MSDN Forum

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/en-US/oxmlsdk/threads/

Office XML newsgroup

http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx?dg=microsoft.public.office.xml

Open XML Developer Forum

http://openxmldeveloper.org/forums/default.aspx

Office Open Document Format Implementation

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/os_odf/threads

 

Open XML SDK 2.0 FAQ

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/oxmlsdk/thread/19032efe-80af-4a16-b954-1f5a6d2f2236

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/oxmlsdk/thread/a3e853cb-f112-4834-aa95-37eb2f34bf7e

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/oxmlsdk/thread/06c11ae1-a31b-4b82-8503-289edd8823b6