VB.NET Excel addin: how to
create plugin for Excel 2013, 2010, 2007
VB.NET Excel examples
On this page you will find a set of HowTo samples that can help you to get started with add-in development for Excel 2013, 2010, 2007, 2003 and lower:
And here are a few more VB.NET examples for other applications of the Microsoft Office 2013 - 2000 suite:
How to develop a COM add-in for Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
This sample shared COM add-in for Excel, Word and PowerPoint shows how you can use
Add-in Express for Office and .net to add custom command bars and command
bar controls, place new controls onto Office 2013, 2010 and 2007 Ribbon tabs, create custom task panes, handle
application-level events and more.
How to handle the WorkbookBeforeSave event
If you develop a COM add-in for Microsoft Excel 2013-2000, you may find this VB.NET example useful.
How to create a custom event when Excel calculation mode changes
This VB.NET Excel addin example provides a solution for missing event that should occur then the user changes the calculation
How to show and hide Excel Task Panes programmatically
This Visual Basic .NET Excel sample demonstrates how to set the visibility
of an advanced task pane to make it show up from the command bar.
How to switch between several task panes programmatically
This addin shows how you can use several custom task panes in one position and switch between them programmatically.
How to show an advanced Excel task pane dynamically
The Excel VB.NET add-in shows how to build a context-dependent custom task pane.
The plug-in shows a task pane when cell A1 contains any value.
How to re-size an Excel task pane in VB.NET
This Visual Basic .NET example shows how you can resize your custom form using
Advanced Task Panes for Excel 2013-2000.
To change the form size programmatically, you set the splitter to none. Otherwise, only the user can resize the
task pane using the splitter.
This sample project demonstrates how you can build an XLL addin in Visual Studio.
You can find a detail description of this example in the Developer's Guide:
How to create an XLL add-in.