Design apps for Office
Learn design guidelines for developing quality user experiences for apps for Office.
Last modified: May 01, 2015
Applies to: Access apps for SharePoint | apps for Office | Excel | Office Add-ins | Outlook | PowerPoint | Project | Word
Learn more about supported hosts and other requirements.
The name "apps for Office" is changing to "Office Add-ins". During the transition, the documentation and the UI of some Office host applications and Visual Studio tools might still use the term "apps for Office".
To develop high quality user experiences for your apps that are consistent with the overall design philosophy used in Office applications, follow the processes and guidelines presented in this section.
For information about guidelines shared by all apps for Office and SharePoint, see Apps for Office and SharePoint UX guidelines