Samples and Walkthroughs (Office Development)
This section contains sample applications, example code, and step-by-step walkthroughs that illustrate the syntax, structure, and techniques used to build Microsoft Office solutions.
The sample code is intended for instructional purposes, and should not be used in deployed solutions without modifications. In particular, security must be taken into greater consideration.
For information about securing applications, see the following help topics:
In This Section
Provides links to sample applications that illustrate the use of document-level customizations with Word and Excel.
Provides links to sample applications that illustrate the use of application-level add-ins.
Ribbon Controls Sample
Demonstrates how to create a custom Ribbon tab that shows and hides actions panes in a Microsoft Office Excel worksheet.
SharePoint Sequential Workflow Sample
Demonstrates how to create a basic sequential workflow template that associates a task in the SharePoint Tasks list with a document in a document library.
Walkthroughs Using Word
Lists step-by-step guides that provide an introduction to Visual Studio Tools for Office and help to illustrate how you can integrate Word into Office Business Applications.
Walkthroughs Using Excel
Lists step-by-step guides that provide an introduction to Visual Studio Tools for Office and help to illustrate how you can integrate Excel into Office Business Applications.
Data Walkthroughs (Visual Studio Tools for Office)
Lists step-by-step guides that illustrate how to work with data in your solutions.
UI Customization Walkthroughs
Lists step-by-step guides that illustrate how you can customize the user interface (UI) of Microsoft Office applications.
Security and Deployment Walkthroughs
Lists step-by-step guides that illustrate how you can set security policy to allow your solution to run, and how you can deploy your solution.
Getting Started (Visual Studio Tools for Office)
Provides links to information about setup, project templates, Office primary interop assemblies, and what's new in Office development.
Architecture of Visual Studio Tools for Office Solutions
Explains how managed code Office solutions work from the perspective of the developer and the end user, and includes information about how managed code works with Office documents and applications.
Common Tasks in Office Programming
Lists frequently asked questions about programming with Visual Studio Tools for Office, and provides links to topics that can help solve common problems.
Creating Office Solutions in Visual Studio
Provides links to information about how to create Microsoft Office solutions and about the role of assemblies in your solution.
Actions Pane Overview
Provides an overview of the document-level task pane called the actions pane.