Security in Office Solutions (2003 System)
The information in this topic applies only to the specified Visual Studio Tools for Office projects and versions of Microsoft Office.
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Visual Studio Tools for Office solutions incorporate the security features available with the Microsoft .NET Framework. In addition, it sets policy at the application domain level that prevents code from running until it is explicitly granted permission.
In This Section
Security Requirements to Run Office Solutions (2003 System)
Discusses security from the perspective of the developer, end user, and administrator.
Best Practices for Security in Office Solutions (2003 System)
Describes some security best practices for Visual Studio Tools for Office solutions, including adding conditions to security policy, checking the current policy, and setting default policy.
How to: Grant Permissions to Folders and Assemblies (2003 System)
Describes how to change security settings while you develop assemblies on your own computer.
How to: Remove Permissions from Folders and Assemblies (2003 System)
Describes the methods you can use to remove trust from folders and assemblies.
How to: Grant Permissions to Documents and Workbooks in Shared Locations (2003 System)
Discusses how you can use the Office Document Membership Condition to grant permissions only to the documents and workbooks that are in a specific location.
Walkthrough: Granting and Removing Permissions for an Office Solution (2003 System)
Demonstrates how to replace the default permissions that were granted during project development with permissions based on strong name.
Provides links to other topics in Visual Studio that discuss security risks.
Creating Office Solutions in Visual Studio
Provides links to information about what you need to create projects using Visual Studio Tools for Office.
Deploying Office Solutions (2003 System)
Provides information about the considerations involved in choosing a local or network deployment model.
Architecture of Visual Studio Tools for Office Solutions
Provides links to information about how Visual Studio Tools for Office solutions work.