You can download the code for the Hello World tutorial as a Visual Studio solution.
WordWriter Reference in Visual Studio
Create a .NET project and add a reference to the WordWriter library.
- Open Visual Studio and create a .NET project
- The WordWriter Hello World sample uses a web application
- Add a reference to SoftArtisans.OfficeWriter.WordWriter.dll
- SoftArtisans.OfficeWriter.WordWriter.dll is located under Program Files > SoftArtisans > OfficeWriter > dotnet > bin
Template vs. Application based Approaches
WordWriter offers two approaches to generating, processing and manipulating Word documents: WordTemplate and WordApplication.This tutorial will walk you through writing a snippet of text to a word document using WordTemplate and WordApplication.
Hello World: Template Based Approach
With WordTemplate, we can insert our data into a specially formatted Word file.
Hello World: Programmatic Approach
With WordApplication's full object-model, we can create a Word file completely from scratch.