We wish to commission a plug-in/ add-on to Microsoft Office 2007, that will extend the standard mail merge functionality available within Word 2007 to allow attachments to be included with mail merge generated emails.
2.1 Office 2007
2.2 Development in Visual Studio 2005, using Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office
2.3 Development language ??" C#
2.4 All Intellectual Property rights for the developed code to belong to Naberius Limited
2.5 All source to the developed software to be supplied to Naberius Limited
3.1 When generating emails via Word 2007 Mail Merge, there is no facility to include one or more attachments with the emails.
3.1.1 We wish to replace the existing ‘Merge to email’ function, with another that will make the following function available in addition to the existing fields:
Path/s to Email attachment file/s
3.2 The final deliverable must include an installation package that will allow all the components required to run the application to be installed via a simple, easy to use installation routine
1) Complete and fully-functional working program(s) in executable form as well as complete source code of all work done.
2) Deliverables must be in ready-to-run condition, as follows (depending on the nature of the deliverables):
a) For web sites or other server-side deliverables intended to only ever exist in one place in the Buyer's environment--Deliverables must be installed by the Seller in ready-to-run condition in the Buyer's environment.
b) For all others including desktop software or software the buyer intends to distribute: A software installation package that will install the software in ready-to-run condition on the platform(s) specified in this bid request.
3) All deliverables will be considered "work made for hire" under U.S. Copyright law. Buyer will receive exclusive and complete copyrights to all work purchased. (No GPL, GNU, 3rd party components, etc. unless all copyright ramifications are explained AND AGREED TO by the buyer on the site per the coder's Seller Legal Agreement).
Windows XP, Vista, Office 2007