RemoveCustomization Method (2003 System)

Removes the Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for the Microsoft Office system (version 3.0) customization from the document.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Tools.Applications.Runtime
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualStudio.Tools.Applications.Runtime (in Microsoft.VisualStudio.Tools.Applications.Runtime.dll)

public static void RemoveCustomization(
	string documentPath


Type: System.String

The full path of the document from which you want to remove the customization.


The documentPath parameter is null or empty or consists entirely of white space characters.


The file specified by documentPath does not exist.


The file specified by documentPath is read-only, or cannot be accessed.


The file specified by documentPath does not have a Visual Studio Tools for Office customization, or an error occurred while loading the manifest.

This method clears the application manifest and the cached data manifest, and removes any cached data from the document. For more information, see How to: Remove Managed Code Extensions from Documents (2003 System).

The following code example uses the RemoveCustomization method to remove the customization from the specified document. The example first calls the IsCustomized method to determine whether the document has a Visual Studio Tools for Office customization. This example requires a reference to the Microsoft.VisualStudio.Tools.Applications.Runtime assembly, and an Imports (for Visual Basic) or using (for C#) statement for the Microsoft.VisualStudio.Tools.Applications.Runtime namespace at the top of your code file.

private static void Remove(string fileName)
    if (ServerDocument.IsCustomized(fileName))
        MessageBox.Show("The customization has been removed.");
        MessageBox.Show("The specified document is not " +