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Application.COMAddIns Property (Visio)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns a reference to the COMAddIns collection that represents all the Component Object Model (COM) add-ins currently registered in Microsoft Visio. Read-only.


expression . COMAddIns

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

Return Value



The COM add-ins that are currently registered are listed in the COM Add-Ins dialog box (click the File tab, click Options, click Add-Ins, and then click Go).

To get information about the object returned by the COMAddIns property:

  1. In the Code group on theDeveloper tab, click Visual Basic.

  2. On the View menu, click Object Browser.

  3. In the Project/Library list, click Office.

  4. Under Classes, examine the class named COMAddIns .


This macro shows how to use the COMAddIns property to list the COM add-ins registered with Visio.

Public Sub COMAddIns_Example()  

    Dim vsoCOMAddIns As COMAddIns  
    Dim vsoCOMAddIn As COMAddIn  

    'Get the set of COM add-ins.  
    Set vsoCOMAddIns = Application.COMAddIns  

    'List each COM add-in in the Immediate window. 
    For Each vsoCOMAddIn In vsoCOMAddIns  
        Debug.Print vsoCOMAddIn.Description  

End Sub
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