Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office 2005

Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Office 2005
  • Platform: Windows
  • Manufacturer: Microsoft
  • Type: Retail Boxed, Full Edition
  • MPN: U74-00171
  • Stock Code: 014008
  • More: Visual Studio 2005
  • Availability: SOLD OUT
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Product Description

Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System* is a professional development environment for individual developers building line-of-business applications using the Microsoft Office System.

Build line-of-business solutions quickly and efficiently.
Microsoft Excel** 2003 and Microsoft Word** 2003 are now fully integrated into the integrated development environment (IDE), enabling developers to easily extend solutions using managed controls and providing a more intuitive design, development and debugging experience.
  • Easily customize solutions. Tailor Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, or Microsoft InfoPath capabilities to meet your unique application requirements.
  • Save time with improved code editing. Use the Visual Studio 2005 code editor to automatically find, suggest fixes for, and correct common programming errors.
Harness the familiar functionality of the Microsoft Office System.
Speed development by taking advantage of powerful capabilities of Microsoft Office, including document sharing, collaboration, rights management, numerical analysis, charting, e-mail and calendaring, and much more.
  • Reduce training costs. Minimize costly, time-consuming user training by building solutions based on the familiar Microsoft Office System user interface.
  • Create context-sensitive functionality. Use simple, programmatic access to the Excel and Word Action Pane and Smart Tags to easily create customized, context-sensitive functionality
Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System Includes:
  • Microsoft Visual Basic and Microsoft Visual C# programming languages
  • Tools for building Microsoft Windows and Web-based solutions
  • Integrated tools for visually designing databases, tables, queries, and stored procedures
  • Advanced debugging tools, including cross-machine debugging
  • Microsoft Office Access 2003 Developer Extensions and run-time license
New Features
  • Custom solutions hosted inside Excel 2003, Word 2003, Outlook 2003 and InfoPath 2003
  • Easy use of XML Web services
  • Rich Office UI and intuitive windows controls
  • Professional developers tools and a powerful programming model
  • Separation of code and documents

* The Microsoft Office System is not included; please acquire it separately

** Microsoft Office System Professional Edition, Excel 2003, or Word 2003 stand-alone versions

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Specifications / System Requirements

Distribution MediaCD-ROM
Package TypeRetail Boxed Package
License PricingStandard
License TypeComplete Package
License Quantity1 User
System Requirements:
Operating SystemWindows 2000 Pro SP4/XP SP2/ XP Pro x64 (WOW)/ Server 2003 SP1/ Server 2003 x64 (WOW)/Vista
Min CPU600 MHz or faster processor
Min RAM256 MB (512 MB recommended)
Min Screen Requirements1024x768
Peripheral DevicesDVD-ROM drive; mouse & keyboard

Extra Details

Visual Studio 2005 Tools for the Microsoft Office System can be installed on the following operating systems:
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 with Service Pack 4,
  • Microsoft Windows XP with Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition (WOW)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, x64 Editions (WOW)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2, x64 Editions (WOW)
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Developing and running Office customizations built with Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office requires at least one of the following versions of Microsoft Office:
  • Microsoft Office 2003, Professional Edition
  • Microsoft Office 2003, Professional Edition with InfoPath
  • Microsoft Word 2003
  • Microsoft Excel 2003
  • Microsoft InfoPath 2003
  • Microsoft Outlook 2003
To use the Microsoft Office Access 2003 Developer Extensions you must have the following installed:
  • Microsoft Office 2003, Professional Edition or Microsoft Office Access 2003


Product information, specifications, and compatibility are for advisory purposes only, and is the buyers full responsibility to verify with the manufacturer prior to ordering.