Open XML SDK Code behind the Custom XML Markup Detection Tool

On Brian Jones’ blog today, Zeyad Rajabi has posted the source code for the Custom XML Markup Detection tool from my last post. This should give readers a bit more insight into what it is looking for to identify affected documents. The source is provided to you as an example of the Open XML SDK’s…


Scanning Tool to Detect Custom XML Markup in .DOCX and .DOCM files

Quick Start The Installer is located here. (update: A new version of the installer is here: http://blogs.technet.com/cfs-file.ashx/__key/CommunityServer-Components-PostAttachments/00-03-35-69-65/Custom-XML-Markup-Detection-Tool-Setup.zip) Background readingWhat is Custom XML- … and the impact of the i4i judgment on Word, Regarding Custom XML Patch distribution and availability, Associating Data with Content Controls,Using Content Controls vs. Custom XML Elements, After we made a patch available…

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Off Topic: Check out the Office Ribbon Hero

Taking a break from Custom XML for a moment. more posts on the topic are imminent. Jennifer Michelstein announced the Office Ribbon Hero today, a fun thing you can install with Office 2007 or the 2010 beta to test your depth of usage of Office. The challenge, of course, is for you to beat me….


Associating Data with Content Controls

Background readingWhat is Custom XML- … and the impact of the i4i judgment on Word, Regarding Custom XML Patch distribution and availability, Using Content Controls vs. Custom XML Elements, Scanning tool to detect documents with custom XML By popular demand, Eric White has returned to provide more guidance regarding the use of Content Controls. Eric’s…

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Regarding Custom XML Patch distribution and availability

Background readingWhat is Custom XML- … and the impact of the i4i judgment on Word, Associating Data with Content Controls,Using Content Controls vs. Custom XML Elements, Scanning tool to detect documents with custom XML  A few questions have popped up about the patch for Custom XML and I thought I’d take a moment to address…

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Using Content Controls vs. Custom XML Elements

Background ReadingWhat is Custom XML- … and the impact of the i4i judgment on Word, Regarding Custom XML Patch distribution and availability, Associating Data with Content Controls,Scanning tool to detect documents with custom XML  In my last post, What is “Custom XML” . . . and the impact of the i4i judgment on Word, I…

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