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Microsoft Office Web Components resources

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Author:
Alvin Bruney MVP
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SUMMARY
This article describes how to find resources for all versions of the OWC.
SYMPTOMS
The Microsoft Office Web Components have been plagued by a lack of documentation. Developers often find it difficult to find information concerning the usage and implementation of the OWC object model's interface.
CAUSE
There is sufficient documentation available for the Microsoft Office Web Components. However, these resources are not easy to find.
RESOLUTION
This is a comprehensive list of Office Web Component Resources.
 
Newsgroups dedicated to the Office Web Components
   microsoft.public.office.developer.web.components
 
Books dedicated to the Office Web Components
 • The O.W.C. Black Book Second Edition
     Alvin Bruney 2007
 • The Microsoft Office Web Components Black Book with .NET
     Alvin Bruney 2005
 • Professional Asp Programming Guide for Office Web Component: With
    Office 2000 and Office XP          Qimao Zhang 2001
 • Programming Microsoft Office 2000 Web Components
    Dave Stearns 2000

Resources available on the Internet.
 
General
 
OWC 9
 -    us/dno2kta/html/ofintrowbcom.asp
OWC reference
 
OWC preview
       seminar/mmcfeed/mmcdisplayfeed.asp?lang=en&product=103335&audience=100402
OWC Book excerpt
 -    us/dnowcbk/html/odc_chap4owc.asp
OWC and VB
 
OWC incorrect help topics
 
Deployment
 
O.W.C. Outside of Internet Explorer
 
Web Component download
 - A7EE-5F3A499515DD&displaylang=EN
Security vulnerability white paper
 
OWC limitations
 
Registration free COM components
 -    us/dndotnet/html/whypriinterop.asp
Connecting to XML Web Services
 
OWC PIA's
 -    us/dnoxpta/html/odc_oxppias.asp
Interactive usage
 
 
Handling events for the O.W.C.
  .
 
 
 
Office Automation
 -    us/dno2kta/html/offaut.asp
OWC vulnerabilities
 
 
Licensing
 = /     workshop/components/activex/licensing.asp
 
 
 
 
 
 =      
  owcfaq.asp
 
MDAC 2.5 download
 
OWC langauge reference
 
 -    us/owcvba10/html/octocwhatsnew.asp
 
Charting Component
Dynamic Chart Generation
 
Combination Charts
 
Streaming charts to browser
 =
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Server-side chart generation
 
Charting with the O.W.C.
 
Binding charts to datasources
 
Custom drawing
 
Null data points
 
Binding charts to xml datasource
  support.microsoft.com:80/support/kb/articles/q286/2/12.asp&NoWebContent=1

Pivot Table Component
Pivot Table Cloned Member issue resolution
 
Extracting aggregates values
 
Retrieving filtered members
 
OWC installation issues
 
Pivot Table List View Programming
 
Pivot Table List in Access form
 
Pivot Table rendering
 
Pivot Table hyperlink support
 
Pivot Table code and VB
 
OLAP
 -    us/dnexcl2k2/html/odc_XLOWCOlap.asp
 
   Spreadsheet Component
Exporting data
 
Com Add-Ins with Excel
 
 
OWC Resources and object models for XP and 2000
 
 -    us/owcvba10/html/octocmsowcobjectmodels.asp
Word integration basics
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Convert ADO.NET dataset to ADO recordset
 
Streaming Excel to the browser
 
OWC help and support
 
Spreadsheet cell linking
 -    us/dnacc2k2/html/odc_acprogpvt.asp
Excel spreadsheet programming
 -    us/dnacbk02/html/odc_4010c12.asp
OWC programming
 -    us/odeopg/html/deovrworkingwithofficewebcomponents.asp

MORE INFORMATION
If these resources are unable to solve your problems, Microsoft Product Group fully supports all versions of the Office Web Components. Simply submit a support incident in order to resolve your issue.
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