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i am coding project to convert word to other format.
I use interop word in VS 2010.
I search and know office 2007 PIAs is used to replace MS office.
Can I use office 2007 PIAs and not install MS office to use interop word??
Posted 12-Dec-11 17:18pm
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Solution 1

As far as I am aware from my own experience you can reference the Office PIA's in your project but if the client wishes to use that part of your program then they have to have Word installed.

If you try to use interop and Word is not installed then you will get an exception.
hieupn 16-Dec-11 3:40am
do you mean I cant do it????
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Solution 2

Office automation without installing office ?
Yes, it can be reached using Open XML office[^]

as word suggest DOCX- documents with XML support. we can manupulate word files through openxml.

Here is good example Open XML for office 2007.
Basics of OpenXML (Word 2007) for Beginners[^]
Read and write Open XML files (MS Office 2007)[^]
MSDN Example[^]

you can get openXML FAQ here.
open xml office 2007 Forum[^]

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