10Creating Add-ins for Outlook with VSTO

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Topics Covered in This Chapter

Application-Level Customizations Using VSTO

Outlook Object Model Overview

Customizing Menus and Toolbars in Outlook

Debugging Add-ins

Security in Outlook Add-ins Created with VSTO

Summary

Review Questions

Application-Level Customizations Using VSTO

If you have ever customized Outlook by using VBA or by creating a COM add-in, then you know that these customizations are application-level. VSTO supports application-level customization for Outlook through managed add-ins. Because Outlook doesn’t have “documents” in the same way that Word and Excel do, it makes sense that the customizations are associated with the entire Outlook ...

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