Word Dynamic Controls Sample


This sample runs only in Microsoft Office Word 2007.

When you do not know at design time how many controls will be required in a document at run time, you can add controls dynamically in response to events.

This sample demonstrates how to add and remove Windows Forms controls and host controls.

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To run this sample

  1. Press F5.

  2. Place the insertion point in the document and then select a check box in the actions pane.

    A control is added at the insertion point.

  3. Clear the check box that you selected.

    The control is removed from the document.


  • Dynamically placing Windows Forms controls and host controls at the insertion point on a document.

  • Dynamically removing Windows Forms controls and host controls from a document.

See Also


Excel Dynamic Controls Sample


Host Items and Host Controls Overview

Actions Pane Overview

Other Resources

Document-Level Samples

Controls on Office Documents