Activate(T) Method (PermissionSet)

AddInToken.Activate<T> Method (PermissionSet)

.NET Framework (current version)

Activates an add-in with a specified permission set in a new application domain.

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

public T Activate<T>(
	PermissionSet permissions


Type: System.Security.PermissionSet

The permissions 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.

Exception Condition

permissions is null.

This method overload loads the add-in into an automatically generated application domain. It 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.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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