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    Outlook 2007 Sample: Ribbon Extensibility Add-In

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    The Outlook 2007 Ribbon Extensibility Add-In, available in both Visual C# and Visual Basic .NET versions, is a learning tool that will help you understand how to customize the Ribbon for Outlook Inspector windows.
    • Version:

      1.0

      File Name:

      Outlook2007RibbonXAddin.msi

      Date Published:

      2/1/2007

      File Size:

      450 KB

        The Outlook 2007 Ribbon Extensibility Add-In is a learning tool that will help you understand how to customize the Ribbon for Outlook Inspector windows. It provides coverage of the following important new areas:

        • How legacy command bar customizations appear in an Outlook Inspector window
        • How to implement the Office.IRibbonExtensibility interface in an Outlook add-in
        • Providing Ribbon markup for Ribbon customization depending on the RibbonID string passed in the GetCustomUI callback
        • Using the IRibbonControl.Context object to find an instance of an Inspector object
        • Changing the state of Ribbon controls depending on the PropertyChange event for an Outlook item.
        For more information, see the article Customizing the Ribbon in Outlook 2007.
    • Supported Operating System

      Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1, Windows Vista, Windows XP Service Pack 2

        • This download works with the following applications:
          • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007
          • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
      • To install this download
        1. Download the file by clicking the Download link (above) and saving the file to your hard disk.
        2. Double-click the Outlook2007RibbonXAddin.msi program file on your hard disk to start the setup program.
        3. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the installation.

        Note: Each sample solution is contained in a solution folder and subfolders. The suffix of the sample solution name identifies the language used for the sample. Visual Basic .NET samples have a VB suffix and C# samples have a CS suffix. For example, WhatsNewAddinVB contains the Visual Basic .NET version and WhatsNewAddinCS contains the C# version.

        To run the sample
        1. Close Outlook 2007.
        2. In the My Documents\Visual Studio 2005\Projects\SolutionName folder, open the SolutionName solution .
        3. In Solution Explorer, select AddinName Setup.
        4. On the Build menu, select Build SolutionName Setup.
        5. When the build process is finished, on the Project menu, click Install to install the solution.
        6. Start Outlook to start the add-in in Run mode, or press F5 to start the add-in in Debug mode.
        Note: If Outlook does not open in Debug mode, follow these steps:
        1. In Solution Explorer, select AddinName.
        2. Click the Project menu, click SolutionName Properties, and then click the Debug tab.
        3. Under Start Action select the Start External Program option, and then click the ellipsis (...) button.
        4. In the Drive\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12 folder, select Outlook.exe.
        5. Press F5 to start the add-in in Debug mode.

        To remove this download:
        1. On the Start menu, point to Settings and then click Control Panel.
        2. Double-click Add/Remove Programs.
        3. In the list of currently installed programs, select Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 RibbonX Sample Add-in (CS) and/or Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 RibbonX Sample Add-in (VB).
        4. Click Remove or Add/Remove, and then click Yes or OK to confirm that you want to remove the program. If you did not install the individual sample add-ins, proceed to the next step.
        5. In the list of currently installed programs, select Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 RibbonX Sample Add-in and then click Remove or Add/Remove. If a dialog box appears, follow the instructions to remove the program.
        6. Click Yes or OK to confirm that you want to remove the program.
        To remove the download file itself:
        • Delete the file Outlook2007RibbonXAddin.msi from your hard disk.
      • Note: This package does not collect any personal information.

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