Walkthrough: Creating a Web Part That Uses Word Automation Services

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010

This walkthrough shows how to initiate Word Automation Services document conversions using a SharePoint Server 2010 Web Part.

During the walkthrough, you learn the following:

  • Set up a Visual Studio 2010 project for Word Automation Services development.

  • Create a SharePoint Server 2010 Web Part.

  • Create and configure the settings for a Word Automation Services conversion job.

  • Deploy the Web Part.


To complete this walkthrough, you must have the following:

  • A working installation of SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise or Standard edition.

  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 installed on one of the SharePoint Server 2010 Web front-end servers in the SharePoint Server 2010 farm.

  • Appropriate permissions. (You must have the permissions to make the SharePoint Server 2010 Web Part that you create available sites on the farm).

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Step 1: Set Up the Visual Studio 2010 Project For the Web Part Solution

Step 2: Code the Web Part

Step 3: Build and Deploy the Web Part Solution