Using OLE Automation in VB

Introduction

Many beginners start developing programs in VB. They hear about OLE, Automation, ActiveX, COM, etc. but they are not aware of all these technologies. If you are a beginner and you want to know more about OLE, then you should read this article. It will help you get started writing code using OLE automation capabilities.

In this program, we'll use Word object. We'll use two objects, one of the Word Application class and one of the Word Document class. We'll open the Word Application and a document, and then we'll let the user save the document via our application.

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S.S. Ahmed is a senior IT Professional and works for a web and software development firm. Ahmed is a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server MVP. Ahmed specializes in creating database driven dynamic...

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