Audio How-to: Creating Custom Task Panes Using VSTO 2005 SE


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In this audio how-to, Harry Miller gives some tips and tricks for creating custom task panes using Visual Studio 2005 Tools for Office Second Edition.


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Comments (2)

  1. Bilal Awwad says:

    I have a basic question:

    Can we create an Add-in for Outlook using WPF forms???

  2. Harry Miller says:

    You can use WPF controls on Outlook forms in the upcoming Visual Studio 2008. For a basic example, see this post on Eric Carter’s .NET4Office blog:

    http://blogs.msdn.com/eric_carter/archive/2007/04/17/a-vsto-powered-outlook-and-flickr-mashup.aspx