<entryPointsCollection> Element (Office Development in Visual Studio)

 

The entryPointsCollection element of the vstav3 namespace contains all the entryPoints elements associated with Office solutions.

<entryPointsCollection>
  <entryPoints>
    <entryPoint>
    </entryPoint>
    <entryPoint>
    </entryPoint>
    <entryPoint>
    </entryPoint>
  </entryPoints>
</entryPointsCollection>

The entryPointsCollection element is required and is in the vstav3 namespace. Child elements must also be in this namespace. There is only one entryPointsCollection element defined in an application manifest.

The entryPointsCollection element has no attributes.

entryPointsCollection has the following elements.

entryPoints

Required. The role of the entryPoints element in the vstav3 namespace is defined in <entryPoints> Element (Office Development in Visual Studio).

Description

The following code example illustrates the entryPointsCollection element in an application manifest for a document-level solution deployed by using ClickOnce. This code example is part of a larger example provided in Application Manifests for Office Solutions.

Code

<vstav3:entryPointsCollection>
    <vstav3:entryPoints>
      <vstav3:entryPoint 
        class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.ThisWorkbook">
        <assemblyIdentity 
          name="ContosoExcelWorkbook" 
          version="1.0.0.0" 
          language="neutral" 
          processorArchitecture="msil" />
      </vstav3:entryPoint>
      <vstav3:entryPoint 
        class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.Sheet1">
        <assemblyIdentity 
          name="ContosoExcelWorkbook" 
          version="1.0.0.0" 
          language="neutral" 
          processorArchitecture="msil" />
      </vstav3:entryPoint>
      <vstav3:entryPoint 
        class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.Sheet2">
        <assemblyIdentity 
          name="ContosoExcelWorkbook" 
          version="1.0.0.0" 
          language="neutral" 
          processorArchitecture="msil" />
      </vstav3:entryPoint>
      <vstav3:entryPoint 
        class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.Sheet3">
        <assemblyIdentity 
          name="ContosoExcelWorkbook" 
          version="1.0.0.0" 
          language="neutral" 
          processorArchitecture="msil" />
      </vstav3:entryPoint>
    </vstav3:entryPoints>
  </vstav3:entryPointsCollection>

Description

The following code example illustrates an entryPointsCollection element in an application manifest for an application-level solution deployed by using ClickOnce. This code example is part of a larger example provided in Application Manifests for Office Solutions.

Code

<vstav3:entryPointsCollection>
    <vstav3:entryPoints>
      <vstav3:entryPoint 
        class="ContosoOutlookAddIn.ThisAddIn">
        <assemblyIdentity 
          name="ContosoOutlookAddIn" 
          version="1.0.0.0" 
          language="neutral" 
          processorArchitecture="msil" />
      </vstav3:entryPoint>
    </vstav3:entryPoints>
  </vstav3:entryPointsCollection>

Description

The following code example illustrates an entryPointsCollection element in an application manifest for multi-project deployment with two Office solutions. This code example is part of a larger example provided in Application Manifests for Office Solutions.

Code

<vstav3:entryPointsCollection>
      <vstav3:entryPoints 
        id="ContosoExcel">
        <vstav3:entryPoint 
          class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.ThisWorkbook">
          <assemblyIdentity 
            name="ContosoExcelWorkbook" 
            version="1.0.0.0" 
            language="neutral" 
            processorArchitecture="msil" />
        </vstav3:entryPoint>
        <vstav3:entryPoint 
          class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.Sheet1">
          <assemblyIdentity 
            name="ContosoExcelWorkbook" 
            version="1.0.0.0" 
            language="neutral" 
            processorArchitecture="msil" />
        </vstav3:entryPoint>
        <vstav3:entryPoint 
          class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.Sheet2">
          <assemblyIdentity 
            name="ContosoExcelWorkbook" 
            version="1.0.0.0" 
            language="neutral" 
            processorArchitecture="msil" />
        </vstav3:entryPoint>
        <vstav3:entryPoint 
          class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.Sheet3">
          <assemblyIdentity 
            name="ContosoExcelWorkbook" 
            version="1.0.0.0" 
            language="neutral" 
            processorArchitecture="msil" />
        </vstav3:entryPoint>
      </vstav3:entryPoints>
      <vstav3:entryPoints 
        id="ContosoOutlook">
        <vstav3:entryPoint 
          class="ContosoOutlookAddIn.ThisAddIn">
          <assemblyIdentity 
            name="ContosoOutlookAddIn" 
            version="1.0.0.0" 
            language="neutral" 
            processorArchitecture="msil" />
        </vstav3:entryPoint>
      </vstav3:entryPoints>
    </vstav3:entryPointsCollection>

Application Manifests for Office Solutions
Deployment Manifests for Office Solutions
ClickOnce Application Manifest

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