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Programmatic Word 2007 document generation - use content controls or not? [closed]

Is there a benefit to using plain text content controls in Word as simple place holders for dynamic content? It seems to me that it would be easier to just use a simple token syntax and store the ...
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Word macro referencing Excel worked in Office 2007 but fails in 2010 [migrated]

I created a VBA macro in Word 2007 that determines if Excel and a specific Excel workbook is open, opens the workbook (and Excel if needed), then performs various tasks in the workbook. Under ...
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How does word size affect the amount of virtual address space available?

So, I should really know this stuff already, but I am starting to learn more about the lower levels of software development. I am currently reading Computer Systems: A Programmer's Perspective. by ...
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What tools can I use for professional document-creation and -printing in PHP? [closed]

I'm in the process of building a new pledge management system for one of my clients, a charity foundation. I have already built one for them (it was done using Delphi), but its feature-set is a little ...
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How to offer custom word processor like editing power from an application

I have a very complex Java application which renders spreadsheet tables and summary documents in a window. These outputs are non standard in the sense that for instance the spreadsheet table isn't ...
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Workflow: Using binary document formats in Git without locks (moving from subversion)

We're a software consultancy with a multitude of projects for different customers. We traditionally use Subversion, but are currently considering moving to Git. A significant portion of the documents ...
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Sending an email with attachment from server side

I have to create a word document in a specific format and send it as attachment to some email addresses. I have a preview screen for the report which on approval has to be send in email. This is an ...
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Open .doc file from my website in browser

What's the best way to give the end-user of my web application the ability to open, edit and save (via browser) word documents that are stored in my database? I have this working by doing an html ...
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Documentation with images - what is the most git-friendly approach? [closed]

When documenting software I traditionally write a plain text file (like a README.txt) which works well, but unfortunately cannot contain images like HTML can. Unfortunately images must be stored as ...
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Why in the world does a heap need to make sure it allocates in 8-byte alignments?

4-bytes = word; 8-bytes = 2x word Then why doesn't the heap just go with 4-byte alignment (because it will be grabbing a word at a time anyway, right?) If we went with 8-byte alignments, why not 12? ...