Andrei Smolin

Video HowTo: Create Outlook COM add-in: ribbon controls and keyboard shortcuts, part 3

This is the 3rd and the final part of the video series covering the development of Outlook COM add-ins with Add-in Express. You already know how to create a new Outlook COM add-in project and add a custom Outlook commandbar (part 1). You also know how to add a custom pane to Outlook windows and access the Outlook object model (part 2). In a minute, you will see:

  • How to handle a keyboard shortcut in Outlook.
  • How to add a new tab to the Folder Properties dialog.
  • How to add custom Ribbon controls to be shown when your Outlook add-in starts in Outlook 2007.

The video was captured on Visual Studio .NET 2008 (VB.NET) with Add-in Express 2009 for Microsoft Office and .net . You can find the complete description of this Outlook COM add-in sample in the Developer’s Guide.

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