Design Office Add-ins

Office Add-ins

Learn design guidelines for developing quality user experiences for apps for Office.

Last modified: June 29, 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.

Note Note

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". For details, see New name for apps for Office and SharePoint.

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.

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