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MEF vs Mono.AddIn

I'm developing a .NET 3.5 C# desktop application. It should be extensible via plug-ins. Are there any articles etc. discussing the differences between MEF and Mono.AddIn to help me make an informed decision? Or even better have you got experience with both of these frameworks and can comment on...

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How to create excel add-in (excel 2003 or previous version) package with activeX dll?

I am new to excel add-in prgramming and I am having a existing excel add-in project need to modify. The plug-in has 2 parts, one is programmed in VB and compiled into a ActiveX DLL file, the other part is inside the excel as an add-in. I already modified the source code of the DLL and recompile...

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COM Add-in for Excel doesn't load when Excel is launched by opening file

Several users have reported that if they launch Excel by double-clicking an Excel file, the add-in will not load. But, if they open Excel via the Start menu (or Quick launch toolbar) the add-in loads fine. Some details, in case they help: It is a COM add-in, written in VB6. The problem has bee...

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How to create a button like New Mail in Outlook add-in?

Can anyone pls tell me how to create a button(in CommandBar) like 'New Mail' (with a dropdown list) in Outlook? When one clicks on the button it should do some action and when clicked on the down arrow mark, it should populate a list of items. I am in need of this very much. If anyone know the a...

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When developing Visual Studio add-ins, what testing options are there beyond manual testing?

I'm in the process of developing a Visual Studio add-in for a project at work, and have found debugging and testing it to be pretty tedious. So far, it appears to require the launching of a second instance of Visual Studio and manual execution of the add-in code. What techniques and/or tools ar...

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Create Installers for Add-ins using Visual Studio?

I need help building a customized Installer using visual studio 2008 to install Office 2007 (add-in) tool bars that I have made. How can I create installers for Add-ins I've made?

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Excel OLE - .NET COM AddIn behaves differently when Excel is embedded in an application

I have a .NET (C#) addin that uses a COM Shim dll to load itself into Excel. The addin works fine without any problem when Excel is run normally. The addin displays its own custom toolbar in Excel that is used to execute different commands. When I embed Excel into another application (e.g. DSOFr...

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Is it possible to extend the "Analyze" feature of Reflector?

Does anyone know if it's possible to extend the analyze functionality of Reflector? When you select a type and click "Analyze" and then in that analyze window you get the options of "Depends On", "Used By", "Exposed By" or "Instantiated By". I would like to get that output and send it to a file...

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Visual Studio Add-In: How do I know when a solution has finished loading

I'm writing a VS2008 add-in (using DTE) that needs to be notified after the current solution has finished loading. I've tried using the following code: events = (Events2) applicationObject.Events events.SolutionEvents.Opened += DoSomeWorkEvent; Unfortunately it seems that since VS2005 the eve...

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VSTO: can't open another Excel file, while first file is blocked by modal window from Add-in

We can't open another Excel file, while first file is blocked by modal window from our Add-in. Closing the dialog window unfreezes all pending file opens. Excel version is 2007. Is there a programmatic work around, that would allow Microsoft Excel 2007 to open the second file in a separate windo...

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How to use the SQLite.NET designer Visual Studio add-in

I've installed SQLite.NET and during the installation I checked the boxes about design-time support, which should be a Visual Studio add-in I can use to model databases. However, I can't seem to find out how to open/start this designer. Could anyone post a simple instruction please. Thanks.

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How can I create a Visual Studio 2008 menu option?

I'm not sure if what I'm asking for qualifies as a full-fledged add-in, but here goes... I'd like to put an option in one of the menus (Edit, perhaps) that gives me the opportunity to clean my text-- namely, sometimes in the course of business my quotation marks around strings wind up "slanted" ...

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System.Security.Permissions.MediaPermission Exception when load image in dll

I'm developing an application using C# in .Net Framework 3.5. In the application I create several objects from different dll (also developed in C#) using reflection. All this objects extend an abstract class (AApplication): private AApplication BuildApplication(string path) { Ass...

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Get a list of Solution/Project Files for VS Add-in or DXCore Plugin

I am trying to write a add-in for Visual Studio that, among other things, needs to keep track of every file in a Visual Studio solution. I know what events I need to subscribe to (when a Solution is opened, when a file is added/removed/edited in it, the same for projects, etc), but I don't unders...

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Excel autofill event in C#

I'm writing an Excel add-in using C# and need to be able to tell when users autofill cells. How can I catch the autofill event?

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Plugin Framework - can there be too many addin assemblies?

The product I'm working on needs to be built in such a way that we have a quote engine driven by a pluggable framework. We are currently thinking of using MAF, so we can leverage separation of the host and addin interfaces for versioning. However, I'm concerned that we'd have lots of assemblies...

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What ClearCase plugin to use with Visual Studio 2008 SP1

At work I have to use ClearCase v7.0.1.2 and ClearQuest v7.0.1.0 with Visual Studio 2008 SP1. Am running on a Windows XP SP2 box. I've done some searching but not found an official installer yet, can anyone advise (provide a link to) on the best plugin/addin to install for Visual Studio 2008 int...

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Replacing Word's Open File Dialog in a COM Add-in

I'm writing a Word COM Add-in that replaces the Open & Save dialogs with my own. For the save dialog, I'm handling the documentBeforeSave event from the application events. This works fine. For the open dialog, there is no such event, so I'm currently handling the onClick of the Open... m...

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Not a valid Office Add In

I developed a new Office 2007 addin using VS 2008 and VSTO. after this I go to Office->Excel Options->AddIns->COM AddIns and GO... If I select the .dll which I ve created I get the error '<path>' is not a valid Office Add In. If I run it using the Visual Studio 2008 at my devel...

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Visual Studio Add in to Add Tracing

I was looking to write/get a visual studio addin. I want to be able to write descriptive log calls at the top and bottom of a function. like this log.debug("TheClass.TheMethod(string TheStringParam ="+TheStringParam+") - in"); log.debug("TheClass.TheMethod(string TheStringParam ="+TheStringPa...

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Outlook Add-in VSTO DASL question

In my Outlook Add-in I want to be able to filter my default calendar for appointments that have the following criteria: all-day events = true reminders set = true I have figured out how to use DASL to search for those items, but how do I get the calendar view to show those filtered results? ...

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How to get excel version from c++ add-in

I have a c++ unmanaged project whose output is an .xll file which is an add-in loaded by excel at startup, this add-in can work with both versions, excel 2003 and excel 2007. Now, what I need to do is to obtain the version of the excel instance that the user is actually using for working with my...

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Source file not refreshing

I am trying to create a Visual Studio 2008 add in, so I have created a Visual Studio Add in Project, pressed F5 to see it run an the icon for my new add in appears at the top of the Tools menu. So after stopping the execution I made a few changes to the source code and pressed F5 again, no chan...

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Writing an Excel Addin User Guide

I've created an addin for Excel containing a number of different functions. Now, I need to create a user guide (a set of webpages will suffice) defining what the functions do; their inputs and their outputs. Are there any tools that will help me do this? Has anyone seen any good examples recent...

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Word addin not loading on second Word document

Ive written a Word addin in VS 2008 thats pretty simple, just adds a commandbar and a couple of buttons. The addin loads and works fine for the first document that is opened. When I open a second and subsequent documents, the addin does not load. Please ask for anymore info if needed. Happy to...

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Installing .Net Add-in for POS 2009

I'm working on writing a WiX project to install a .Net Addin that is built for Microsoft POS 2009. During the development of the project, you had to run the command: AddinUtil.exe -PipelineRoot: {directory to the Addins folder for POS 2009} so that POS 2009 would recognize your Addin. ...

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SQL Server CE + Addin Read and Write Collision Avoidance?

We have an Office Addin that uses Sql CE with the usual DBConnection to a *.sdf in the filesystem ('C:/...etc...'). When we start two copies of the application having the Sql CE-augmented Office Addin (testing what a user might do by mistake) the Sql CE database becomes corrupted and the Office ...

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How to install a plugin or add-on with WiX

I need to install plugins (or add-ons) to an application we write. I user WiX for the installer of the application. A plugin is, in my mind, an optional part of the application. It needs to integrate into the file-system structure of the application, but it can also be added later, even by someon...

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Is there a free tool to integrate .NET Reflector with Visual Studio, besides TestDriven.NET?

I love the Go to Reflector menu option installed by TestDriven.NET. However, TestDriven.NET is not free for commercial use and so I do not have it at work. Is there another tool out there that does just that - allows to jump to .NET Reflector from the source code in Visual Studio and which is to...

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Are there add-on libraries or tools available for ASP.NET MVC development?

My first experience with ASP.NET MVC and the Entity Framework has raised my interest in this framework and I would like to implement some basic applications, covering the basic requirements of real-world web applications. So far the support given by VS 2008 is already impressive. For some areas h...