[Mono-dev] A question about MS Office and Mono.

Jonathan S. Chambers Jonathan.Chambers at ansys.com
Sat May 13 09:53:28 EDT 2006

Correct, COM Interop is currently not working on mono. However, I hope to get it working in the next month or two. I started a page on the wiki (http://www.mono-project.com/COM_Interop) to keep track of progress. 


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To:	Manish Patil
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Subject:	Re: [Mono-dev] A question about MS Office and Mono.

On Fri, 2006-05-12 at 13:19 +0530, Manish Patil wrote:
> So I was wondering if Mono could be used to work with MS Office
> application on Windows or Mac.

Not yet.  (Jonathan Chambers, please correct me if I'm wrong. :-)

Interacting with MS Office on Windows requires COM Interop support,
which is still a work-in-progress.

Jonathan Chambers is working on it, and could give a more complete

As for Mac, I believe the normal IPC mechanism is AppleScript, and I
haven't heard of an AppleScript provider for Mono yet, so this looks
less likely...

 - Jon

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