Walkthrough: Create a Workflow to Archive Documents Using Word Automation Services

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010

Word Automation Services enables server-side conversion of Word documents on SharePoint Server 2010. This walkthrough shows how to create a SharePoint Server 2010 Workflow that archives a Word document to an XPS file based on the status of the document.

During the walkthrough, you learn the following tasks:

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

  2. Design a SharePoint Server 2010 Workflow.


To successfully complete the walkthrough, you must have the following:

  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.