PC/Delphi/Outlook setup for developing and testing adding

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PC/Delphi/Outlook setup for developing and testing adding
Jason Coley

Posts: 272
Joined: 2005-05-26
Hi there,

I am just trying to setup my PC to allow developing, testing/debugging adding on my newly setup PC.

I have Delphi XE4, Addin Express, various other components, Office 2013 x64 and an old addin.

I have previously compiled adding to Windows\System32 for debugging as this seemed to be the only way to have breakpoints work during debugging.

But with Windows 8 (and I think Windows 7) there are restrictions on saving files to locations such as /system32 and /syswow64 that make this difficult.

So my question is what is the best way to develop/debug applications in Outlook 2013, where should dll files be compiled to, what permissions changes or settings should be modified in windows etc. I guess a basic PC setup guide would be great to have the best experience while working with addin express.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Best Regards
Posted 01 Oct, 2014 03:47:24 Top
Andrei Smolin

Add-in Express team

Posts: 15595
Joined: 2006-05-11
Hello Jason,

You need to start Delphi via the Run as Administrator command and compile an add-in to the root folder of some drive e.g. D:\.

Regards from Belarus (GMT+3),

Andrei Smolin
Add-in Express Team Leader
Posted 01 Oct, 2014 05:43:06 Top