Dmitry Kostochko

Video HowTo: Customize Outlook Inspector menu (VB.NET)

This is yet another short HowTo sample of the serious exploring all possible ways of the Outlook UI customization. And today we will show you how to customize the Inspector main menu in Outlook 2000-2003. If you need a similar example for VSTO, here it is: Modifying Outlook Inspector menus – video sample for VSTO.

From this video you will learn how to:

  • Add you own menu item to the Outlook Inspector main menu and populate it with native Office controls.
  • Add a custom button to the Help menu item.
  • Add your own button to any position of the New sub-menu of the File menu.

This sample video was captured in Visual Studio 2008 (VB.NET) with Add-in Express 2009 for Office and .net. To be continued :)

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