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Activate(T) Method (AddInProcess, AddInSecurityLevel)

AddInToken::Activate<T> Method (AddInProcess, AddInSecurityLevel)

Activates an add-in in an external process, in a new application domain, and with a specified trust level.

Namespace:  System.AddIn.Hosting
Assembly:  System.AddIn (in System.AddIn.dll)

[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction::Demand, Name = L"FullTrust")]
generic<typename T>
T Activate(
	AddInProcess^ process, 
	AddInSecurityLevel level

Type Parameters


The interface or abstract base type that represents the host view of the add-in.


Type: System.AddIn.Hosting::AddInProcess

The external process in which to activate the add-in.

Type: System.AddIn.Hosting::AddInSecurityLevel

One of the enumeration values that specifies the trust level.

Return Value

Type: T
The host view of the add-in.

This method sets the base directory for the application domain to be the location of the add-in assembly. It also looks for the configuration file [addinassemblyname].dll.config and, if found, sets it to be the configuration file for the new application domain.

The following example creates a new process and activates an add-in in that process with a full trust security level.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

  • SecurityAction::Demand 

    full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code.

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