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How to embed a visio viewer in Windows Form

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Hi experts,

I have a web application wich embed visio drawings with an activex, I want to add this functionality to my WinForm application.
Is there a way to do this, beside using a webbrowser control with a html page containing the activex.
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Host an Interactive Visio Drawing Surface in .NET Custom Clients
http://msdn.microsoft.com/nl-be/magazine/cc164043(en-us).aspx
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This requires visio installed, I only want a viewer like we have for a web page.
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Well, you could use one ActiveX control to host Office control (DSOFramer):

Hosting Office in .NET applications
http://blogs.msdn.com/erikaehrli/archive/2005/08/26/hostofficeinnet.aspx

<Quote>If you are building a .NET application and you are struggling to find a way to host Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, Visio drawings, Project files, or PowerPoint presentations, you might consider using the Visual C++ ActiveX Control for hosting Office documents.</Quote>
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That did the trick, thanks!
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