Walkthrough: Use an Edit Control Block Menu Item to Create a Conversion Job

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010

Word Automation Services enables server-side conversion of Microsoft Word documents on SharePoint Server 2010. In this topic, you will learn how to create a solution that initiates a document conversion from the document context menu in SharePoint Server 2010.

You will learn the following tasks:

  • Set up a Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 project to develop a Word Automation Services solution

  • Add an Edit Control Block menu item

  • Create SharePoint Server 2010 Web application pages to initiate and monitor Word Automation Services conversion jobs


To successfully complete the walkthrough, you must have:

  1. A computer running both SharePoint Server 2010 Enterprise or Standard Edition and Microsoft Visual Studio 2010.

  2. Word Automation Services enabled on the SharePoint Server 2010 farm that is used for the walkthrough.

See Also


Configuring Word Automation Services for Development

Word Automation Services Object Model