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ActiveDocumentHost to be cut from .Net 2.0

To all those who thought that with .Net 2.0 and ActiveDocumentHost (see we would finally have a clean way of display OLE documents (Excel, Word, etc) within Windows forms:

I have just read here that this features is going to be cut from .Net 2.0.

I am appalled (well, maybe that's a bit too strong!) at this possibility, so I added a suggestion to the Product Feedback Centre that they reconsider this decision. To vote for this suggestion go to

Maybe it will work!


Samuel Jack
Tuesday, July 27, 2004

That URL doesn't seem to work. Go to and do a search for "ActiveDocumentHost" and you should find it.

Samuel Jack
Tuesday, July 27, 2004

Stay out of fucking IT you goof, moron, loser, whatever you posing as today.
That's what I said.
You've got to learn the hard way.
And quit telling everyone anything, you fucking uniformed hard working mailmen.
Just go postal and leave me out of it.

Masterof the universe.
Thursday, August 5, 2004

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