AddinStartupComplete PowerPoint event

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AddinStartupComplete PowerPoint event
AddinStartupComplete PowerPoint event 
Josep Llort Tella

Posts: 34
Joined: 2012-01-18

What event do you advise me to use, to show as an example a welcome message when the add-in has finished loading and the powerpoint UI is visible.

For example:
I have used the event "AddinStartupComplete" which for MSWord and MSExcel works fine for me but with MsPowerPoint the message comes out before I load the UI, while the others load the ui first, the addin and then it shows me the message.
Posted 31 Jul, 2020 15:48:23 Top
Andrei Smolin

Add-in Express team

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Joined: 2006-05-11
Hello Josep,

As you found it, this depends on the host application. This should also depend on the host version. If the host shows the UI after the add-in starts, you should look for an event that relates to the UI. Say, WindowActivate. Still, there's no guarantee. In my Outlook, I have sounds turned on. When it starts, I hear the FolderSwitch sound while the Outlook splash screen is still visible (before the Outlook Explorer window is shown).

Regards from Belarus (GMT+3),

Andrei Smolin
Add-in Express Team Leader
Posted 03 Aug, 2020 03:04:54 Top