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Developing with Visual Studio Tools for Office

To develop MS Office automation applications using VSTO, Visual Studio and MS Office are needed.

  • To create Word and Excel 2003 applications, at least Visual Studio 2003 is needed.  
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MS Excel

My First Excel AddIn using VSTO

What is Visual Studio Tools For Office (VSTO):

Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO) is a set of development tools available in the form of a Visual Studio add-in (project templates) and a runtime that allows Microsoft Office 2003 and later versions of Office applications to host the .NET Framework Common Language Runtime (CLR) to expose their functionality via the .NET type system. 431 more words


Adding a custom context menu item to Outlook 2013

One of the most common feature provided by VSTO is Office UI Customization and when we talk about UI Customization that’s mean most of the time: 453 more words


How to apply custom icons to Your Ribbon Menu Controls

In this post we will be focusing on how to apply custom icons of your choice to the controls that you have created in the Ribbon Menu of Outlook. 454 more words

ASP Dotnet

Building an Outlook 2013 Add-in

Creating Add-ins for office products has become easier than before thanks to VSTO. It stands for Visual Studio Tools for Office and it’s a set of tools(Visual studio project templates and an API) that allows developers create Add-ins for Microsoft office using any managed code like C# and VB.Net. 337 more words


Initiate action when a new mailitem arrive in an Outlook folder

Some times we need to trigger an action when a new mailitem arrives in a Outlook Folder.

Requisite may be anything from notifying the user about the new Mailitem to manipulate the arriving mailitem. 192 more words


Adding a new folder in Outlook through C#

I guess most of us are familiar with Outlook addin’s . Add Ins make our work easier by providing some Out Of Box Features . 214 more words