Common Tasks in Office Programming
Updated: August 2008
This topic is designed to help you find the answers to the following categories of common questions about programming with Visual Studio Tools for Office:
For a more comprehensive list of topics about tasks in Visual Studio Tools for Office projects, see How Do I in Visual Studio Tools for Office.
Controls on Documents and Worksheets
To add controls to documents and worksheets by using an application-level add-in, you must have Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1 (SP1). For more information, see Adding Controls to Office Documents at Run Time.
Task Panes in Document-Level Customizations
Task Panes in Application-Level Add-Ins
Outlook Form Regions
To create smart tags by using an application-level add-in, you must have Visual Studio 2008 SP1. For more information, see Smart Tags Overview.