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  Asked By: Diamond    Date: Apr 22    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1065

I want a create a web part from where the users can click on the icon of
any office application and go. For example, World or Excel icon would be
available on the web part and clicking on it respectively will open a new
word or excel program. Has anyone come across this kind of web component for
Office XP ?. Well, I have checked in the MSDN Library and there's just a
component which does something with Excel spreadsheet and not with exact
application link.



7 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Alan West     Answered On: Apr 22

Go to this URL http://www.sharepointserver.com/webparts.html and you
will see a web  part called "Start Office Application".

Answer #2    Answered By: Maribel Todd     Answered On: Apr 22

Here is the code you have to insert in your web  part :
You just have to find the Icons (msaccess.gif, powerpoint.gif, ...)
somewhere on the Internet (or email me I will send them to you) and
copy them in the 'DocTypeIcons' folder.

Answer #3    Answered By: Akshara Negalur     Answered On: Apr 22

I worked out the code in the webpart  for the office  applications. But I
get this error:

Script Execution Error: Expected statement

Any ideas ?...

Answer #4    Answered By: Timothy Davis     Answered On: Apr 22


In the web  part advanced setting, the
What is the type of content? should be HTML and not script.

Answer #5    Answered By: Adya Deshmane     Answered On: Apr 22

Ya, I tried it. Even then it's giving me a kind  of Javascripting error at
the status bar.... And viewing details won't help because there's no proper
description there.....

Answer #6    Answered By: Siobhan Waller     Answered On: Apr 22

How do I enable ActiveX controls on my browser. When I try to run this web  part
it errors out and tells me I need to enable ActiveX. I do not see that option
in Internet Options.

Answer #7    Answered By: Lorenzo Steele     Answered On: Apr 22

Is it not a setting in the appropriate security zone?

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