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Visual Studio 2010 Release Candidate samples demonstrate Office 2010 development projects, tools, and techniques by using the .NET Framework 3.5 and the .NET Framework 4. Samples include Excel, Word and Outlook solutions. Each sample is available in both Visual Basic and C#.

Office 2007 Samples

Outlook Form Region RSS Reader Sample Demonstrates how to use Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 form regions to display the full content of articles from an RSS feed.
Excel Master Detail Data Sample Demonstrates how to retrieve data from a relational database or XML file and use that data in Excel.
Excel Document Protection Techniques Sample Demonstrates various techniques you can use to protect structural components of a worksheet to help to prevent users from accidentally deleting controls or otherwise changing important parts of your solution document.
UI Manager Sample Demonstrates how to create a Ribbon customization, a custom task pane, and a custom form region for Outlook 2007 by implementing extensibility interfaces in an add-in. Each instance of the Ribbon, task pane, and form region can correctly communicate with each other.
SharePoint 2007 Sequential Workflow Sample When a document is uploaded the workflow is automatically started and a task is immediately created. The workflow then goes into a wait state until the task is updated. If the task is marked completed the workflow then completes.


These samples use .NET Framework 3.5. Why don't you let me target .NET Framework 4 Beta 1?
With this Beta 1 release of Visual Studio 2010, the Office projects only work with .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 and Client Framework 3.5 SP1. A later release of Visaul Studio 2010 will support Office Development with the .NET Framework 4 and the Client Framework 4.

Why don't you offer samples for Office 2010?
These samples for Visual Studio 2010 Beta 1 will only work with the 2007 Office System including Outlook, Word, Excel and SharePoint Server. Future releases of Visual Studio 2010 will support Office 2010.
Last edited Jul 8 2009 at 10:15 PM  by cboyd, version 16
mudoch wrote  Oct 25 2010 at 6:59 PM  
The Ribbon Controls sample appears not to work for the VB version the CS version is just fine, can see no differences in the Refs listing for either version. Getting Customization could not be loaded.

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