Posts Tagged “VSTO”

…and the problem isn’t reproducible.

I was confronted with a request to trouble-shoot such a situation, not long ago. A large organization contacted me and this was the problem description. Read the rest of this entry »

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I attempted to upgrade a Word 2007 document-level customization, created with VSTO 2008 to VSTO 2012 and Word 2013 the other day. Even after following all the migration steps, I was still getting an error message for the Document Designer:

“Designer failed to load correctly. Do not use the Designer to work on the document until you fix any errors in the error list, then close and re-open the Designer. Some errors can be fixed by rebuilding your project, while other might require code changes.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Mostly, I work with Word and that’s what this blog is usually about. But I do program inter-Office with Excel, PowerPoint and Access, when the need arises. Of those, PowerPoint is my least favorite – I find the object model impenetrable and always have to ask questions of my colleagues in the PowerPoint forum

One of the projects that’s kept me busy the last few weeks is a VSTO add-in for PowerPoint. Simply formulated, it’s a tool to assist in drawing diagrams for Western trail patterns. I want it to work in versions 2007, 2010 and 2013, which it does, with a notable exception in 2013. Read the rest of this entry »

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