MZ-Tools Articles Series: HOWTO: Generate Interop assemblies to create an add-in for the VBA editor (32-bit or 64-bit) of Office with Visual Studio .NET.

August 29, 2012

This is the first article of the series devoted to creating add-ins for the VBA editor (32-bit / 64-bit) of Microsoft Office that I announced here. It discusses the use of private vs Primary Interop Assemblies for Office, the .NET Framework 2.0 vs 4.0 to use and how to generate the private interop assemblies. HOWTO: […]


MZ-Tools Articles Series: Changing gears (just a little bit)

August 29, 2012

For the past years I have been writing articles in the MZ-Tools Series and posts in this blog about developing add-ins with Visual Studio .NET for Visual Studio .NET, using the .NET Framework. All this knowledge comes from my experience developing since 2002 the versions 4.0, 5.0, 6.0 and 7.0 of my MZ-Tools add-in for […]


MZ-Tools Articles Series: HOWTO: Get assemblies of the Add Reference dialog from a Visual Studio add-in.

August 29, 2012

My new tutorial explains how to get the assemblies that Visual Studio shows in the .NET tab of the Add Reference dialog, since they are not the assemblies in the Global Assembly Cache (GAC): HOWTO: Get assemblies of the Add Reference dialog from a Visual Studio add-in. http://www.mztools.com/articles/2012/MZ2012010.aspx So, normally assemblies are located at two […]