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Excel Development Roadmap - Where Next?

The developer tool suite offered by Microsoft for Excel is currently a set of three complimentary technologies:

Microsoft Excel

Product Review: Unviewable+ - Protection Against VBA Hacking

I recently got a call asking me about protecting intellectual property. Their requirements were simple:

  • They wanted to prevent end-users from viewing or modifying the source code…
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Happy wishes and some Office predictions for 2016

Another year has gone, a new year started … this is 2016. Welcome!

My year, for the eleventh time already, started with receiving the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award… 227 more words


Detecting if Word has a Dialog Open

Recently we had an issue where we want to detect if word/excel has dialog open. I got informative code snippet from David Craig blog. It helped me a lot so i thought to put it in my blog. 289 more words


PInvoke call from word add-in to excel add-in

Sometime we may want to make cross process call from word VSTO add-ins to excel add-ins. We can use PInvoke to do this.

My example call a method of excel add-ins from word add-ins to close all embedded objects of word document while closing. 126 more words


Disable excel document close button .. C# code

We had a specific requirement to disable close button of excel document while executing long running VSTO code. I able to do it using below functions: 278 more words