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    Starting Word *without* a reference to the OCX/DLL

    Paszt, Thanks so much for that... as always with .Net there seems to be 2 or more ways of doing everything. I might change my Process.Start to your code as it is probably a bit safer. I assume once I've got the object I can then also use it's methods and proerties which is what I really...
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    Starting Word *without* a reference to the OCX/DLL

    OK, I found it... you can use Process.Start("winword.exe","C:\letter.doc") to start it and if it's on the computer then it shouldn't matter what version of Word they use. This can be used with any external app that you want to start from a .Net app for those that haven't seen this before. Mike
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    Starting Word *without* a reference to the OCX/DLL

    Hi all, I'm doing an enhancement to a contacts management system I wrote for a client in VB.Net with v1.0 of the framework. Part of the enhancement is to be able to hit a button on the contact details tab to create the start of a letter in Word (ie: with the contact's address and date at the...
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