Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
XML Applied: Smart
Documents, Smart Tags,
and Microsoft Office
InfoPath 2003
Support for XML in Microsoft Office 2003 goes beyond the progressive new
features in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Access 2003; Office 2003 also
includes new and enhanced tools that significantly improve the way
organizations make use of their data—on legacy systems as well as in current
applications. Chapter 5 provided an overview of XML in Office 2003 and
described how the new application-centered features can be of benefit to both
businesses and developers. This chapter focuses on three specific areas in
which XML support—as well as other improvements—can make a huge
difference in the way information workers capture, use, and manage data in their
day-to-day tasks. You’ll get a first look at smart documents, smart tags, and
Microsoft Office InfoPath 2003, and we’ll explore both developer and end-user
possibilities for each technology.
A Comparison: Smart Documents, Smart Tags, and InfoPath
If you’re familiar with these potentially powerful new tools, you might know
about the individual features and applications of each one. All of these tools
have something in common, beyond their use of XML: opportunities for
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