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I wanted to try out the new Word 2007 blog posting tool as I really, really like the idea of having a nice spell checker to give people the illusion I know how to spell.

I started this morning and finally completed the download this evening. I think everybody on the planet must have been downloading because I usually get pretty fast downloads from the three networks I was trying at different points of the day.

Anyway, I installed Office 2007, Groove 2007, and OneNote 2007. All the installs were clean and smooth, except I had to keep rebooting… I opened Word—this is not Word 2003. I’m reserving judgment, but I don’t want my mom to upgrade yet. I can hear the phone starting to ring…

So, I clicked on the office icon and created a new blog entry. But my registration kept failing. Kirk Evans' Blog made me think this could be easy, but I kept getting an error.

Anybody have success yet?

I guess I’ll just play with Groove and then head back to the code mines… Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2006 6:56 PM Office 2007 (Beta) | Back to top

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I haven't installed office 2007 yet (still downloading vista) but if you want to use the metablog api, try
Left by jeff julian on May 24, 2006 8:12 PM

# re: Posting from Word 2007 - NOT
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Jeff's right, I used the metablog API.

It was easy, but to be fair it didn't go exactly as planned.

Registration didn't fail, but the post was delayed something like 3 hours. Try it again with the metablog API and then please let me know how it went (you can use the contact me link on my blog's HTML URL).
Left by Kirk Allen Evans on May 25, 2006 2:55 AM

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