Excel Smart Tags Sample
This sample runs only in Microsoft Office Excel 2007.
This sample demonstrates how you can incorporate smart tags into your Microsoft Office Excel solution. For more information about smart tags in Excel, see Smart Tags Overview.
This sample contains two smart tags. The first smart tag uses term-based recognition to convert airport codes to airport names. The second smart tag uses regular expressions to recognize and convert temperatures between Celsius and Fahrenheit.
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To run this sample
Move the pointer over text that is underlined, click the smart tag icon, and then click an action in the shortcut menu.
Type a temperature in the Enter temperature to convert box and then press ENTER.
How to add a smart tag to a document.
How to recognize string literals in a smart tag.
How to recognize regular expressions in a smart tag.
How to implement actions for a smart tag.
How to change the action menu item based on the recognized text.