Disable Save/Save As

I wanted to add a addin to Microsoft Word and Powerpoint (2010) in C# and want to programatically disable the SAVE\SAVEAS tab of WORD and POWERPOINT. Could somebody pinpoint sample code.
felice_minervinoAsked:
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MurpheyApplication ConsultantCommented:
Hi Felice,

Graham is almost right, you need to use the FileSave and FileSaveAs  instead of Save and SaveAs.

Then  you have still the Save option on exit, for that you need the FileSaveAll.

Check this document for more detail:
http://word.mvps.org/faqs/macrosvba/interceptsaveprint.htm

Regards,
Murph
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Dennis AriesCEO @ Arkro ITCommented:
What is your objective? Do you want to remove the items altogether, just disable them (but keep them visible) or alter the functionality?

I think what you are looking for is to be found in altering the Ribbon with CustomUI Editor
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GrahamSkanRetiredCommented:
If a VBA macro with the same name as a Word command exists within scope, then the macro will run instead of the command, so if the macro does nothing then the Command is effectively disabled.

Put this code in your a global template such as Normal or one in the Word Startup folder
Sub Save()
End Sub
Sub SaveAs()
End Sub

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felice_minervinoAuthor Commented:
ok thanks Murph !!

i will study your suggestion.

regards
Felice
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JSRWilsonCommented:
That approach is not going to fly in PowerPoint from 2007 (and prpbably not in C#)

I would suggest disabling / hiding the commands in XML in the CustomUI folder (assuming thios is an XML based version ie after 2003). This will work in both WORD and POWERPOINT

Just wondering how you are going to save files though!
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