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Microsoft KB Archive/253338

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Article ID: 253338

Article Last Modified on 1/27/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Foundation Class Library 4.2
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Word 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Access 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Access 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Access 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Outlook 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Outlook 98 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Outlook 97 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q253338

SUMMARY

This article contains a list of Microsoft Office Developer samples and tools that are available in the Microsoft Download Center.

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Automating Microsoft Office 97, Microsoft Office 2000, and Microsoft Office XP

OffAutmn.exe is a self-extracting executable that contains a white paper, supplemented with sample projects that provide the fundamentals for understanding how to Automate Microsoft Office 97, Microsoft Office 2000, and Microsoft Office XP applications. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

253235 FILE: OFFAUTMN.EXE Discusses Office 97 and 2000 Automation and Provides Sample Code


PowerPoint 2000 and 2002 Event Demonstration

PP9Event.exe is a self-extracting file that contains the source code for an MFC Automation client that controls Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 and Microsoft PowerPoint 2002. With Office 2000 and Office XP, PowerPoint now enables Automation clients to sink events; this feature was not available with earlier versions. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

254009 INFO: PowerPoint 2000 Event Demonstration Available for Download


ActiveX Server to Retrieve or Change Office Document Properties

Dsofile.exe is a self-extracting executable that provides an in-process ActiveX DLL for Visual Basic programmers to use in order to read or modify the Document Summary Properties for an OLE Structured Storage file. Because Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint use OLE Structured Storage to save their files to disk, this DLL lets programmers view and change document properties without the need to open the document in Office. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

224351 FILE: DSOFILE.EXE Lets You Read Document Properties w/o Office


Sample C/C++ Project Files for Office 2000 and Office XP COM Add-in

Comaddin.exe is a self-extracting executable that demonstrates building an Office 2000 and Office XP Component Object Model (COM) add-in in Microsoft Visual C++. A COM add-in is an in-process COM server (DLL) specifically designed to run within the context of one or more Office 2000 and Office XP applications. COM add-ins provide a flexible, efficient, and uniform method of extending the Office 2000 and Office XP environment. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

230689 SAMPLE:Comaddin.exe Office 2000 COM Add-In Written in Visual C++


Access Data Retrieval Sample Add-In

AccData.exe is a self-extracting file that contains a sample COM add-in (Access Data Retrieval Sample Add-In) and the Microsoft Visual Basic project used to build the add-in. The Access Data Retrieval Sample Add-in is designed for use with Microsoft Excel 2000 and 2002, Microsoft Word 2000 and 2002, and Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 and 2002. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

254006 INFO: Access Data Retrieval Sample Add-in Available for Download


Gantt Chart Sample Add-In

GanttAdn.exe contains a Gantt Chart Sample Add-In that is a sample COM add-in designed for use with Microsoft Excel 2000 and 2002. The purpose of this sample is to illustrate how to create a COM add-in using Visual Basic 6.0. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

254008 INFO: Gantt Chart Sample Add-in Available for Download


Places COM Add-In

The Places COM Add-in is a COM Add-in developed for Microsoft Office 2000 and Microsoft Office XP applications that use Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0. The purpose of this add-in is to allow users to customize the Places bar that is found in the Open and Save As dialog boxes used throughout Office 2000 and Office XP applications. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

260190 INFO: Places COM Add-in for Office 2000 Available for Download


Sample Application That Uses ADO to Read/Write Data to Microsoft Excel Workbooks

The ExcelADO.exe sample illustrates how you can use ActiveX Data Objects (ADO) with the Microsoft Jet OLE DB 4.0 Provider to read and write data in Microsoft Excel workbooks. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

278973 SAMPLE: ExcelADO Demonstrates How to Use ADO to Read and Write Data in Excel Workbooks


Office 2000 and Office XP Web Component Script Samples

OWebComp.exe is a self-extracting executable that contains a series of scripting samples that demonstrate the features and usage of the Office Web Components. The samples use VBScript and Active Server Pages (ASP) to demonstrate solutions that employ the Spreadsheet component, the Chart component, the PivotTable component and the DataSource component. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

258187 SAMPLE: OWebComp.exe Contains Office Web Component Samples


ActiveX Server for Printing the PivotTable Web Component

OWCHelpr.exe is a sample that illustrates how you can use Automation to Microsoft Excel to print a PivotTable component on a Web page. OWCHelpr.exe contains an ActiveX DLL that copies a PivotTable to the clipboard, pastes it to a new Microsoft Excel workbook, and formats the workbook for printing. The sample demonstrates how you can overcome some of the printing limitations you might encounter while printing a PivotTable component from Internet Explorer.

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

262827 FILE: OWCHelpr.exe Demonstrates Automation to Excel for Printing a PivotTable Component on a Web Page


ActiveX Server to Stream Chart Component GIFs to the Browser

ChartGIF.exe is a sample file that illustrates how you can use server-side script with the Office 2000 Web Chart Component to send a GIF representation of a chart as binary data to your client's browser. The advantage of the technique that ChartGIF.exe demonstrates is that you do not need to rely on session management for deleting temporary chart GIF files on the server. Instead, temporary chart GIF files are streamed to clients as binary data and are immediately deleted.

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

264096 FILE: ChartGIF.exe Demonstrates Streaming an Office Web Chart GIF to the Browser


Sample MDI ActiveX Document Container

FramerEx.exe is a modified version of the Microsoft Platform Software Development Kit (SDK)'s Framer sample for ActiveX Document hosting. FramerEx.exe is a multiple-document interface (MDI) host application that demonstrates how an ActiveX Document container can host multiple documents and perform commonly requested operations, such as in-place print preview and in-place activation of Visual Basic ActiveX Documents (*.vbd). The ActiveX Document container can also open and save to existing Office documents (*.doc, *.xls, *.ppt) and host HTML files (if you have Internet Explorer 4.0 or later installed). The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

[[%0A%20http://download.microsoft.com/download/vc60pro/MDI/1/WIN98Me/EN-US/FramerEx.exe|FramerEx.exe]]


For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

268470 SAMPLE: FramerEx is an MDI ActiveX Document Container Sample Written in C++


Microsoft Office 97 Automation Help File

Auto97.exe contains a Help file created by Microsoft Technical Support. The Help file provides an overview of Automation and contains sample code for automating Microsoft Office 97 applications from Visual Basic and Visual Basic for Applications (VBA). The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

167223 OFF97: Microsoft Office 97 Automation Help File Available


List of Microsoft Word 97 Automation Errors

When Automating Microsoft Word 97 from Microsoft Visual Basic (VB) or Microsoft Visual C++ (VC), you might receive an Automation error in the range 5097-6095 (VB/VBA) or 0x800A12E9-0x800A17CF (C/C++). This would indicate that a Word error occurred.

Wrd97err.doc is a list of all errors raised by Word 97, along with the associated Help string (US-English version only). Developers can use this file to better understand what error occurred and possibly what actions to take to avoid it. The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

244491 Wrd97err.doc Contains a List of Word 97 Automation Errors


REFERENCES

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