Open XML

Open XML SDK 2.5

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The SDK (Software Development Kit) is built on top of the System.IO.Packaging API.
It provides strongly typed part classes to manipulate Open XML documents.
This simplifies the task of manipulating the zip packages and the underlying schema elements.

Open XML Productivity Tool for Office

This will help you to learn and work with the SDK and Open XML files.
Features include:
* Ability to generate Open XML source code based on document content
* Compare source and target Open XML files to reveal differences
* Document validation

Office Open File Formats

In the earlier form of these formats, prior to Ecma standardization, the Microsoft Office 2003 XML formats used a single monolithic file with embedded items like pictures as binary encoded blocks within the XML. Office Open XML no longer supports those bu

This format uses the ZIP file format and contains the individual files that form the basis of the document. In addition to Office markup, the package can also include embedded (binary) files in formats such as PNG, BMP, AVI or PDF.

Document markup languages

An Office Open XML file may contain several documents encoded in specialized markup languages corresponding to applications within the Microsoft Office product line. Office Open XML defines multiple vocabularies (using 27 namespaces and 89 schema modules.

Shared markup language materials include:

Office Math Markup Language (OMML)
Extended properties
Custom properties
Variant Types
Custom XML data properties
In addition to the above markup languages custom XML schemas can be used to extend Office Open XML.

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