Video HowTo: Outlook Explorer regions – ReadingPane region (VB.NET)
In the last video of the Reading Pane customization series we are going to show you how to replace the entire Reading Pane with our custom region. The ReadingPane advanced region is a special region type that embeds your custom form under the Outlook Reading Pane and adds the region header above the Reading Pane.
Using standard controls on the header, the user can switch between your region and the standard Reading Pane. You can do the same programmatically by using the ActivateStandardPane() and Activate() methods.
Note. The ReadingPane region cannot work in liaison with the Microsoft Outlook Social Connector add-in. So far we’ve had no luck with making these two guys stick together…
Let’s see how it works:
This sample video was captured in Visual Studio 2010 (VB.NET) with Add-in Express 2010 for Office and .net.
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