Docs API Reference

Binding.document property

Get the Document object associated with the binding.

Hosts: Access, Excel, Word
Last changed in 1.1
var bindingDoc = bindingObj.document;

Return Value

A Document object.


Office.context.document.bindings.getByIdAsync("myBinding", function (asyncResult) {

// Function that writes to a div with id='message' on the page.
function write(message){
    document.getElementById('message').innerText += message; 

Support details

A capital Y in the following matrix indicates that this method is supported in the corresponding Office host application. An empty cell indicates that the Office host application doesn't support this method.

For more information about Office host application and server requirements, see Requirements for running Office Add-ins.

Supported hosts, by platform

Office for Windows desktop Office Online (in browser) Office for iPad
Access Y
Excel Y Y Y
Word Y Y
Minimum permission level Restricted
Add-in types Content, task pane
Library Office.js
Namespace Office

Support history

Version Changes
1.1 Added support for Excel and Word in Office for iPad.
1.1 Added support for table bindings when writing table data in add-ins for Access.
1.0 Introduced