Security and deployment walkthroughs
Applies to: Visual Studio Visual Studio for Mac
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The following topics demonstrate how you can set security policy to allow your solution to run, and how you can deploy your Office solution.
How to: Sign Office solutions Provides information about how you can grant trust to the solution by using a certificate.
How to: Configure inclusion list security Explains how to configure the ClickOnce trust prompt to control whether end users are given the option of installing Office solutions.
How to: Publish an Office solution by using ClickOnce Provides information about how to use the Publish Wizard or the Publish page of the Project Designer to publish Office solutions.
How to: Publish a document-level Office solution to a SharePoint server by using ClickOnce Describes the steps for deploying to a SharePoint server.
How to: Install a ClickOnce Office solution Provides steps for installing Office solutions by running the Setup program that is generated during the publishing process; opening the deployment manifest file; or opening a customized document or workbook.
How to: Install prerequisites on end user computers to run Office solutions Describes how you can create a Setup program that checks for prerequisites before it installs the solution components.
How to: Prepare IIS for deployment of Office solutions Describes how to configure the MIME type on Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) for the deployment manifest.
How to: Update deployed Office solutions Provides information about how to update an Office solution by using the Publish Wizard.
How to: Change the installation path of an Office solution Provides information about how to change the installation path of an Office solution.
Walkthroughs using Word Lists step-by-step guides that provide an introduction to Office solutions in Visual Studio and help to illustrate how you can create applications that take advantage of Word.
Walkthroughs using Excel Lists step-by-step guides that provide an introduction to Office solutions in Visual Studio and help to illustrate how you can create applications that take advantage of Excel.
Data in Office solutions walkthroughs Lists step-by-step guides that illustrate how to work with data in your solutions.
Get started (Office development in Visual Studio) Provides links to information about setup, project templates, Office primary interop assemblies, and what's new in Office development.
Common tasks in Office programming Lists frequently asked questions about programming with Office solutions in Visual Studio, and provides links to topics that can help solve common problems.
Design and create Office solutions Provides links to information about creating Word and Excel solutions and the role of assemblies in your solution.