This is the first post on a series about integrating Open Xml and Microsoft Sharepoint in order to create powerful document automation and collaboration solutions. In this post I'm creating a web part which displays metadata information (number of pages, paragraphs and characters for a WordProcessingML document) selected from a document library. The web part (and source document library) will look like this:
Because displaying the step by step guide here will result in a very long post I've decided to create the step by step in a separate file you can download from here. You can also download the source code from here. Enjoy!!!