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Old 09-20-2011, 06:07 AM
beachdog beachdog is offline Content Controls Form Programming Windows 7 64bit Content Controls Form Programming Office 2007
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I'm developing a MS Word Template using Visual Studio 2008. I"m planing on having customized C# code associated with the form for form validation.



The project creates a dll along with the dotx file and others. When I'm ready to distribute the docx file using the template, will that dll have to be distributed as well?
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Old 09-20-2011, 06:33 AM
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I am not sure why you are using Visual Studio Code for validation when you can do the same in Word with VBA. You then don't have the issue of havning to distribute the dll.
Hope this helps. If not then post a sample with what validation you need and I will see if I can hep you further.
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Old 09-20-2011, 06:58 AM
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I am not sure why you are using Visual Studio Code for validation when you can do the same in Word with VBA. You then don't have the issue of havning to distribute the dll.
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Well...I'm using VS and C# because that's what I know and familiar with. However, I suppose I could do the VBA thing as I have done some VB programming in .NET. It's somewhat similar. What I really don't want to have to contend with is the distribution of the dll. Kind of defeats the whole purpose of having the form in some respects.

For example, this form could very well be used on another network. So if I understand it ( the process I'm pursuing) correctly, the person using the Word form, would need that dll in their path someplace?? If that's the case, that completely blows.
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Old 09-20-2011, 07:03 AM
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My validation is really pretty basic. All I want to do is have required input for some textboxes, as well as for one textbox ensure the format is correct. For example, there's textbox for phone number. I'd want to ensure the user inputs 0-9 digits and the "-" character only.
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Old 09-20-2011, 10:26 AM
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You would need to ensure that your distribution list also receive the dll and know how to install it.
I would strongly recommend that you build the form with VBA as you can store the VBA with the form to make it easier to distribute.
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