Release of V1 of Simple DOCX Generation System

I have completed a preliminary version of this simple DOCX generation system, which you can download, unzip, and try.  You can find the zip file that contains all necessary bits here.

This post is the eleventh in a series of blog posts on generating Open XML documents. Here is the complete list: Generating Open XML WordprocessingML Documents Blog Post Series

The following 90 second screen-cast shows how to run the doc gen system after you download and unzip the zip file.

Demonstrates minimum number of steps to run the Open XML WordprocessingML document generator system

The following 2 1/2 minute video shows using the document generation system at scale.  I show generating 3000 documents in under a minute.

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4 Comments »

  1. Sekhar said,

    March 9, 2011 @ 2:08 am

    Hi
    I have a requirement where i need to embed html [ or set html] to content controls in a word document. Users enter data using Sharepoint. There are few html content controls in the list. Once they fill out the form, they click on publish. This is where i need to generate a docx file. all i need to do is set the html to content controls. How do i do it. ?

  2. Eric White said,

    March 15, 2011 @ 4:30 am

    Hi Sekhar,

    This is a difficult problem, and requires a development effort. One approach is to use the HtmlAgilityPack on CodePlex to parse the html, and then generate Open XML WordprocessingML markup. If you are going to honor CSS styles, then the task becomes even more difficult.

    -Eric

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