Importing Charts, Customizing the Ribbon, Starting Excel from Outlook

Often I see customers on forums asking how to display custom user interface in the Office Fluent ribbon under some specific conditions. For example, how to display a custom ribbon only for mail inspectors, or, how would one tell the inspector is in compose mode and not read mode. Browsing just the titles and summaries of…


New Excel Macro Training Videos for Beginners!

Developers and power users new to programming with the Excel object model take note: there is a new series of videos that show how to create, edit, and run macros in Excel 2010: Save time by creating and running macros in Excel 2010!   This set of 4 videos ranges in length from 3 to 5 minutes each. For…


Nice Roll-up of Recent Publications: Access, Excel, Office, OneNote, Outlook, Visio, Word

  API References and SDKs  Component API Reference for Office 2010 Outlook 2010 Developer Reference (MSDN refresh) Outlook 2010 Primary Interop Assembly Reference (MSDN refresh) OneNote Developer Reference: Application Interface      Technical Articles  Creating Subprocess Diagrams Programmatically in Visio 2010 (March refresh) Creating Subprocess Drawings Programmatically in Visio 2010        Sample Code…


Automating Highlighting of Search Results in an Outlook Message

Do you know about the new Outlook add-in that automates highlighting of your search string in an email message? The Visual How To, Automating Search Highlighting in Outlook 2010, provides a real add-in that you can build in Visual Studio and run with Outlook 2010, and that improves your experience searching for email content. Read…