Content Controls and language formatting

January 11, 2014

Long-time Word users, especially those who work on professional documentation in multilingual environments, know that you have to be very careful that the language default in Word matches the default language setting in Windows. If it doesn’t, the Windows language will override the Word language as direct formatting in the document. Documents created in such […]

Trapping events on a repeating section content control

August 21, 2013

[This is the follow-up to a previous post about mapping repeating content controls to a custom XML part.] As a developer, you might want to be notified when the user adds a new set of mapped nodes to a repeating section, or deletes a set. If you look for events for Content Controls to help […]

Repeating section content control in Word 2013

August 20, 2013

Some significant improvements were made to Word’s content controls in Word 2013. You can find an overview here. One interesting capability is a new kind of content control that brings back some of the functionality lost when XML nodes technology had to be pulled from Word due to the court decision in 2009. In the […]