troubleshooting Question

Type excel.application is not defined

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Hi,

I'm using visual basic 2010, I'm trying to use excel from Vb.net but I keep getting the following error when using the following code: type excel.application is not defined

dim xl as excel.application
dim wb as excel.workbook
dim ws as excel.worksheet

I've added the following references:
Microsoft Excel 14.0 Object Library
Microsoft Office 14.0 Object Library
Microsoft visual basic for application s extensibility 5.3
micrisoft.office.interop.excel

and then imported the following :
Imports Microsoft.Office.Core
Imports Microsoft.Office.Interop
Imports System.Data

I use word without any issues :

Dim appWord As Word.Application
Dim docWord As Word.Document

How come excel doesn't work the same way?
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