COM Shim 2.3.1.0 Bug Fixes

A customer (VSP) was using the COM Shim and identified a scenario where a bug in the shim code could cause the host application to remain in memory indefinitely – thanks, VSP for finding this and bringing it to our attention! Misha did some ninja debugging and pinpointed the problem. The shim is described here…

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Message Hooks in Add-ins

Just like my earlier post on message filters, this is an advanced scenario – so be warned: you almost certainly don’t want to do this. However, there are probably some extreme edge-case scenarios where this technique might be useful. For example, Office apps are notoriously parsimonious with their events. I’m sure you can all cite…

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