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Help required in opening word document from ASP.NET(VB.NET) applic

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Hi,

We are working on an ASP.NET (VB.NET) application and we have a problem
opening a word

document from our application. When we try to open the word document, we do
not get any

error message but the system hangs.

Our requirement is to open a word document on the server and write our
content to it and

save it on the server and then open the document through a link on the
client machine.

Basically, all we need is the syntax/code sample to open a word document
from our web

application (ASP.NET/VB.NET).

Thanks in advance
oursmp

Nov 21 '05 #1
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Ok friends and neighbors, I have a few questions. There could be a number of
reasons why that your application is hanging. The first question is:
1. Do you have any version of Microsoft word installed on your web server?
Now think carefully WHY I am asking if you have Microsoft word
installed on your webserver. The reason friends and neighbors is that the
ASP.net program is looking for an installed version of Microsoft word, not on
the client machine, but on the web server.

2. If you do have Microsoft word installed, is it the same version or lower
as the one referenced in the program? If it is a higher version than the
program there is another reason why it could be hanging.

May I suggest that you take your development version of your program and
test it using a different programmer's machine with no version of Microsoft
word on their machine. Then see what happens.

3. Have you tried installing Microsoft word on the web server to see if the
program works?

4. If you have tried all of these things write to this newsgroup again
stating what version of Microsoft word you are using and the references that
you have made in your code and even a code snippet of where you are
attempting to open your program, basically we need more information before we
can help you.
"ourspt" wrote:
Hi,

We are working on an ASP.NET (VB.NET) application and we have a problem
opening a word

document from our application. When we try to open the word document, we do
not get any

error message but the system hangs.

Our requirement is to open a word document on the server and write our
content to it and

save it on the server and then open the document through a link on the
client machine.

Basically, all we need is the syntax/code sample to open a word document
from our web

application (ASP.NET/VB.NET).

Thanks in advance
oursmp

Nov 21 '05 #2

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