AddInToken.Activate(Of T) Method (AddInProcess, PermissionSet)


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

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

<PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Name := "FullTrust")>
Public Function Activate(Of T) (
	process As AddInProcess,
	permissionSet As PermissionSet
) As T


Type: System.AddIn.Hosting.AddInProcess

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

Type: System.Security.PermissionSet

The required permission set granted for the add-in.

Return Value

Type: T

The host view of the add-in.

Type Parameters


The interface or abstract base type that represents 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.


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

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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