Similarly, this command-line validator helps developers: This validator calls into the same validation service as the Office store, so that developers get the most up-to-date and accurate feedback from Office.
The manifest checks done by the service include: Important: If this is the first time you're using this tool, first install
Background Before a file is opened, Office File Validation analyzes the file's structure to determine if it is well-formed.
Office will warn the user if a file has failed validation before the file can be opened.
The Test To test Office File Validation, I used a set of 100 DOC files that cause Microsoft Word 2003 to crash in unique ways.