Word is one of the oldest and most popular Office applications. In this video we'll look at the Word API that has been built specifically to allow your add-in to interact with Word.
But there's also a Word specific API…that's easier to use because it's designed…specifically for Word.…The one drawback, and as soon as you say simpler,…you know there's always going to be a drawback,…is that Word API is newer…and doesn't work with older Word 2013 applications.…So the recommendation is to use the Word API…unless you need to support Word 2013 for your users.…Another reason to use the Office API…is if you want common code…across different Office applications.…
We'll use the more powerful Word API.…The first thing you need to use is the Word.run method…which passes you a context.document property.…
- How Office extensions work
- Using the Office.js libraries
- Working with ScriptLab
- Creating an add-in with Visual Studio
- Working with manifests and commands
- Deploying and debugging add-ins
- Developing new add-in controls
- Working with Yeoman, Angular, and React
- Sideloading add-ins to different locations
- Guidelines for designing add-ins
- Using Office application APIs
- Publishing and licensing add-ins
Skill Level Intermediate
Office 365: Administration (2017)with David Elfassy2h 49m Intermediate
What are Office add-ins?2m 34s
1. Getting Started
2. Building Add-Ins with Visual Studio
3. Using Other Libraries and Tooling with Add-Ins
4. Add-Ins for Word, PowerPoint, and OneNote
5. Add-Ins for Excel
6. Add-Ins for Outlook
7. Distributing Your Add-In
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