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Delay Loading Outlook Add-ins

A customer I work with encountered an issue where a specific add-in was causing Outlook to lose its network connection. Essentially, we were unable to get the “Click here to view more on Microsoft Exchange” (in cached mode) to light up. 590 more words

Office Development

Retrieving Email Addresses in Outlook

Sometimes it seems that what we thought was the easiest problem to solve actually turns out taking the longest amount of time to figure out. 104 more words


Creating a custom Tab in VSTO

If you haven’t used VSTO, it’s the framework for developing Office Integrations.  Yes, people are still developing Office plugins, although Flow is coming on strong, there is still a need for organizations to have components directly embedded in their primary applications of choice. 250 more words


LINQ to SQL Tutorial


  • SQL server is running on localhost
  • Visual Studio 2015


Create Local Database

  • Database: Linq
  • Tables: Customers, Orders, Products

LINQ Basics

Query Execution… 780 more words


VSTO: Apps for Office, VSTO, VBA

 Apps for Office

  • Download, install, and use from the Office Store or from an internal corporate app catalog
  • Run in a protected sandbox environment
  • Web technologies.
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VSTO 1: VSTO Overview

Office Project Type

There are two types of project templates for VSTO-based applications in Visual Studio.

  • Document-level customization are associated with a specific document. It runs only when a specific document is open.
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