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Automation with Delphi

If you have any helpful tips, examples etc of automation with Delphi, please send them to me and I'll include them, with credits. I'm creating 'Automating with...' pages for each automatable program that I have access to, but I'd love to add more - so if there's a program that you use that you can add help for, please email me.

Contents:

Introduction to automation in Delphi
Delphi 5's server components

Automating particular programs

Microsoft Office

Introduction
Access
Binder
Excel
Outlook
PowerPoint
Word

Other programs

Adobe Photoshop
Corel Draw
Internet Explorer
Lotus Notes
Matlab
MathCAD
Microsoft Project
Outlook Express
Winfax

 

OLE documents

Alexandre Rai's sample embeddable OLE document

Other helpful sites:

About Delphi COM Programming
Allan Harkness's Word automation page
Alessandro Federici's COM pages
Andrew van der Merwe's article on the MS Script control
Binh Ly's tutorials
Borland's papers - Word and Excel
Borland: AutoCAD example
Earl F. Glynn's tips pages
Graham Marshall's Delphi 3 and Excel
Graham Marshall's Delphi 3 and Word
Graham Wideman's Visio site
Henri Fournier's DHTML and WebBrowser FAQ
Joel Milne's Word FAQ
Maurice Montgenie's COM site
Per Lindsø Larsen's IE site
Tony Tanzillo's ACAD pages

Thanks to Carl Caulkett for the colour switching code on these pages.