Create COM add-in / plugin for Outlook,
Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Access in Delphi

Add-in Express™
for Microsoft® Office and Delphi® VCL

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Why Add-in Express for Office and Delphi VCL?

Add-in Express VCL is a development tool designed to simplify and speed up the development of Microsoft Office extensions in Delphi 5 - XE5 through the consistent use of the RAD paradigm. The term "Office Extensions" covers all the customization technologies provided for Office applications. The technologies are:

Add-in Express provides a number of specialized components that allow the developer to walk through the interface-programming phase to the functional programming phase with a minimal loss of time. Add-in Express for Office and Delphi VCL hides all straits of low-level programming, and you get the GUI management for creating command bars and command bar controls. Try Add-in Express and save many weeks of coding!

Note. The documentation available on our web-site is not complete. We published only selected chapters, which give step-by-step guidance on creating Microsoft Office extensions. You can download the full Developer's Guide and Class Reference in the PDF format from the download page.

Supported IDEs and languages:

  • Delphi 5 - XE5

Supported versions and applications:

  • Office versions: Office 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2010 and 2013
  • Applications: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher, Project, MapPoint, InfoPath, Visio

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