Creating Your First Add-in

To create your first add-in, open Visual Studio .NET and click the New Project button on the Start Page. In the Project Types dialog, expand the Other Projects node and then select the Extensibility Projects node. In the Templates pane, you'll see the Visual Studio .NET Add-in and the Shared Add-in templates. Select the Visual Studio .NET Add-in template and change its name to FirstAddin_vb or FirstAddin_cs, depending on the language you're writing in, as shown in Figure 17.2.

Figure 17.2. The Extensibility Projects node in the New Project dialog.

After you click the OK button, the Add-in Project Wizard dialog pops up. ...

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