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Office 2010: Developer References

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  • Version: Nov09
  • Category: Document
  • Language: English

This download contains updated versions of the Microsoft Office 2010 developer references for use with Office 2010 Beta.

  • This download provides you with an easy way to update the developer references for the Office 2010 Beta release.This download contains HxS builds for the following developer Help content:
    • Combined Office 2010 developer references
    • Access 2010 Developer Reference
    • Excel 2010 Developer Reference
    • Outlook 2010 Developer Reference
    • PowerPoint 2010 Developer Reference
    • Project 2010 Developer Reference
    • Publisher 2010 Developer Reference
    • Visio 2010 Automation Reference
    • Visio 2010 ShapeSheet Reference
    • Word 2010 Developer Reference

    The Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, Visio Automation, and Word references also contain the Object Library Reference for Microsoft Office 2010 and the Visual Basic for Applications Language Reference.

    Note: The Office 2010 developer references are in HxS format, as opposed to CHM format. To view the Help content from within the individual Office 2010 products, see the installation instructions below. To view the Help content outside of the Office 2010 products, you must download and install an HxS viewer from a third-party site.


Status: Deleted

This download is no longer available on The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.

FileSHA1 HashSize
Access2010DevRef.exe0d6e83e10229b5f7ca3a19617e7cd3d5c3947b4110.10 MB
Excel2010DevRef.exe4879dd0f71c29c3d1d2d279c8f2e0267c202435d6.57 MB
Office2010DevRefs.exe3623aeaa4666664e874a11b6e1b9e6fbcd0b3de049.47 MB
Outlook2010DevRef.exe48ac1454dd3f343ee8d565ec36a7fc5beb1736126.56 MB
PowerPoint2010DevRef.exe9dab5e0605f5f4e1ba0bec7a9aa2d6f126a078e14.76 MB
Project2010DevRef.exe74e221fa6e34927e96e08120c8c462550194c4344.65 MB
Publisher2010DevRef.exed2e72d9ca30ce6e2a3b815e5713b873671a0a2584.50 MB
Visio2010AutoRef.exeedb8b7fc6bf301a3c6536ebd3ff41b175c765b675.49 MB
Visio2010ShapeSheetRef.exe6f9a071712ad2187c6f1664288e3d2e2bb15d1f2953 KB
Word2010DevRef.exe20e2976800a08a7b581d82936f7e68621b6cbfe26.94 MB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

    • This download works with the following Office applications:
      • Microsoft Office 2010

Installation Instructions

  • To install this download:
    1. Download the files by clicking the Download link and saving the files you want to your hard disk. To download all the Help files in a single package, choose Office2010DevRefs.exe.
    2. Double-click the .exe program file on your hard disk to start the setup program.
    3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.

    For the Help files to function correctly with most installations of Office 2010, you need to extract the HxS files to the following location:
    • C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14\1033
    If you installed the 32-bit version of Office 2010 on a 64-bit version of Windows, you need to extract the HxS files to the following location:
    • C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\1033

    Instructions for use:
    Once you copy the files to one of the above locations (replacing any versions previously located there), you have successfully installed them. There is no further installation required. To see the files in the Help viewer of an Office application, click the Help button, and then click the Search drop-down arrow. Under Content from this computer, click Developer Reference.

    To remove this download:
    There is no removal feature for this download.

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