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    Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications gives you a way to enable end users to customize your existing applications using Visual Basic and Visual C#. You can incorporate a custom integrated development environment (IDE) that is similar to the Visual Studio IDE into the application. End-user developers can use the IDE to customize the application by creating add-ins that extend the functiona
    • Version:

      Beta2

      File Name:

      ENU\vsta_setup.exe

      Date Published:

      7/16/2012

      File Size:

      5.8 MB

        Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Applications gives you a way to enable end users to customize your existing applications using Visual Basic and Visual C#. You can incorporate a custom integrated development environment (IDE) that is similar to the Visual Studio IDE into the application. End-user developers can use the IDE to customize the application by creating add-ins that extend the functionality of the application to meet their needs.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows 7 Service Pack 1, Windows 8 Release Preview, Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, Windows Server 8 Beta

      • Supported Microsoft Visual Studio version:Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 Release Candidate

      • Important notice:

        There is a known issues with the Office 2013 Preview and Visual Studio Tools for Applications.

        Issue: Customizing InfoPath form code fails to launch Visual Studio in Office 2013 Preview when Office is installed from an MSI.

        Workaround:
        1. Run the “Visual Studio patch” from this address: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=257725.
        2. For x64 installs of office, copy the files in C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\VC\redist\x64\Microsoft.VC110.CRT to the Office install directory C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office15 or C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15 (whichever exists on your computer).
        3. For x86 installs of office, copy the files in C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio 11.0\VC\redist\x86\Microsoft.VC110.CRT to the Office install directory C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office15 or C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office 15\root\office15 (whichever exists on your computer).

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