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Article ID: 2755147 - Last Review: November 16, 2012 - Revision: 1.0

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Bindings link a task pane app or a content app to a specific section in a document or worksheet. To apply bindings, use the ReadWriteDocument permission in Microsoft Office 2013. 

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If your task pane app or content app manages bindings, do not use the ReadDocument permission to apply bindings. Microsoft does not plan to support this permission in the future. 

For more information about the permissions that the task pane apps and content apps support, go to the Requesting permissions by task pane apps section on the following Microsoft website:

Requesting permissions by task pane apps (

Additionally, go to the Requesting permissions by content apps section on the following Microsoft website:

Requesting permissions by content apps (

Applies to
  • Microsoft Office Home and Business 2013
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013
  • Microsoft Office Personal 2013
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2013
  • Microsoft Office Professional Academic 2013
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Office Standard 2013
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