ASP.net VB.net upload Word doc to site

Hi

Is it possible to post upload a Word document to an ASP.net site so that
the rich text format in the Word doc can be displayed on the site?
If not is there another way to type formatted text similar to that held in a Word doc
so that it may be used on an ASP.net Website?
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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jorge_torizConnect With a Mentor Research & Development ManagerCommented:
With the following interface
<div>Upload your file</div>
<asp:FileUpload ID="fuWordFile" runat="server"></asp:FileUpload>
<asp:Button ID="cmdUpload" runat="server" Text="Upload" OnClick="cmdUpload_Click" />

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I would save the file and then convert it to a single page web site using Word, add a reference to Microsoft Word X.X Object Library (X.X) is the version and using this code:
fuWordFile.SaveAs(Server.MapPath("~/files/" + Path.GetFileName(fuWordFile.FileName)));
//Save Word as web
ApplicationClass wordApp = new ApplicationClass();
wordApp.Documents.Open(Server.MapPath("~/files/" + Path.GetFileName(fuWordFile.FileName)));
wordApp.ActiveDocument.SaveAs2(Server.MapPath("~/web/" + Path.GetFileNameWithoutExtension(fuWordFile.FileName) + ".mht"),
    9);

Response.Redirect("~/web/" + Path.GetFileNameWithoutExtension(fuWordFile.FileName) + ".mht", false);

wordApp.Quit(false);

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Well, you must first create "files" and "web" folders.
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Kamal KhaleefaConnect With a Mentor Information Security SpecialistCommented:
you need to display the content of the uploaded file right?

in this case you have to create a function that access your file and read its content but it will not come in formatted way

you can control the style by creating CSS class and put all the attributes you need
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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Hi

Thanks

Would you know of an example of the code that would you would use for this?

Thanks
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Roopesh ReddyConnect With a Mentor IT AnalystCommented:
Hi,

Check this article - http://roopeshreddy.wordpress.com/tag/view-uploaded-file/

Again you may have to build Online Viewer Google Docs or Office 365, which is bit complex!

Hope it helps u...
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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much
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