Add-in Express for .NET, VCL, VSTO, IE and Outlook Express - News

Add-in Express for Office and .NET - Beta 1

[28 May, 2015]   Version 8.0.4320

ADDED:

  • Support for Visual Studio 2015 RC.
  • Support for Microsoft Office 2016 Preview.

ALTERED:

  • Visual Studio 2008 is not supported.

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Designer for Visual Studio WiX Setup Projects - Public Release

[27 May, 2015]   Version 1.5.203

ADDED:

  • Support for Visual Studio 2015.

FIXED:

  • Searches and launch conditions were not sorted in the Launch Conditions visual editor.

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Security Manager for Microsoft Outlook - Public Release

[8 May, 2015]   Version 7.6

VCL Edition

Version 7.6.461

  • ADDED: Support for Delphi XE8.
  • ALTERED: Delphi 7, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 and Delphi XE are not supported.

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Add-in Express for Microsoft Office and Delphi VCL - Public Release

[29 Apr, 2015]   Version 7.8.1223

ADDED:

  • Support for Delphi XE8.
  • HostStartMode property to the TadxCOMAddInModule component.
  • HandleEvents property to the TadxOutlookAppEvents component.
  • OnSyncStart, OnSyncProgress, OnSyncError and OnSyncEnd events to the TadxOutlookAppEvents component.
  • SendMessage method and OnSendMessage event to the TadxCOMAddInModule component.

ALTERED:

  • Delphi 7, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010 and Delphi XE are not supported.

FIXED:

  • Add-in Express installation only for Delphi XE6 did not work.
  • elWebViewPane region did not show up for all specified Outlook folders.
  • Global atom table increased in size on each start of an add-in.
  • OnADXAfterFormHide event was not raised after closing an Outlook inspector window with an advanced Outlook region.
  • Controls on the headers of advanced Outlook regions and advanced Office task panes were drawn incorrectly on non-standard DPIs.
  • Minimized advanced Outlook view regions did not expand correctly after resizing an Outlook explorer window.
  • In Excel 2003-2010, the TaskPaneInstance property of the TadxExcelTaskPanesCollectionItem class returned nil.
  • A native Word 2010 custom task pane was duplicated in some scenarios.
  • Exception might have been thrown when accessing the OfficeTag property of controls located in the TadxContextMenu component.
  • FindCommandBar method of the TadxCOMAddInModule component might have thrown an exception in PowerPoint add-ins.

KNOWN ISSUES:

Outlook 2000-2013 Issues:

  • WebViewPane region cannot be used for folders if their WebViewOn and WebViewUrl properties cannot be set. Possible solution is setting the "Allow Script in shared folders" and "Allow Script in Public Folders" options in the security settings. See also the following article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923933.
  • TadxOlForm placed in the WebViewPane region is flickering when switching between folders.

Outlook 2010 and 2013 Issues:

  • TopSubpane, BottomSubpane, RightSubpane, LeftSubpane and FolderView regions for appointment folders do not work. We recommend using the DockTop, DockBottom, DockRight and DockLeft regions as an alternative.
  • Add-ins containing advanced regions built on Add-in Express 2009 (v. 5.x) are incompatible with add-ins built on Add-in Express 7.x.
  • An TadxOlForm may lose the focus when switching between pages on Inspector windows.
  • Another form may become active when switching between Inspector pages if the forms were added to the same region by several add-ins.

Outlook 2010 Issues:

  • For the elBottomTodoBar region to work correctly, either Appointments or Task List should be enabled in the ToDo bar options.

Outlook 2013 Issues:

  • elBottomTodoBar region does not work.

Social Connector Outlook Add-in Issues:

  • In Outlook 2003 - 2013, advanced regions may work incorrectly if the Social Connector Add-in is enabled/disabled manually. Outlook should be restarted for advanced regions to work correctly.

InfoPath 2010 Issues:

  • Native Office 2010 custom task panes may not show up when a new instance of InfoPath is opened.

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Add-in Express for Office and .NET - Public Release

[3 Apr, 2015]   Version 7.7.4087

ADDED:

  • HostStartMode property to the ADXAddinModule class.
  • HandleEvents property to the ADXOutlookAppEvents component.

ALTERED:

  • Visual Studio 2005 is not supported.

FIXED:

  • An add-in was not unloaded after being disabled in the COM Add-ins dialog.
  • Visual Studio 2013 might have crashed when a component was put onto the add-in module during debugging.
  • ClickTwice updates did not work if a UNC path was specified in the Publishing Location or Installation URL parameter.
  • CommandBarsObj property of the ADXAddinModule class returned an incorrect value in PowerPoint add-ins.
  • Several COM objects were not released in Outlook event handlers used in the Add-in Express code.
  • In Excel 2003-2010, the TaskPaneInstance property of the ADXExcelTaskPanesCollectionItem class returned null.
  • Minimized advanced Outlook view regions did not expand correctly after resizing an Outlook explorer window.
  • Controls on the headers of advanced Outlook regions and advanced Office task panes were drawn incorrectly on non-standard DPIs.

KNOWN ISSUES:

WPF + Office 2000 - 2013 Issues:

  • Various issues remain in all Office and .NET Framework versions caused by a partial incompatibility of the WPF core and Office GUI.

Outlook 2000-2013 Issues:

  • WebViewPane region cannot be used for folders if their WebViewOn and WebViewUrl properties cannot be modified. Possible solution is setting the "Allow Script in shared folders" and "Allow Script in Public Folders" options in the security settings. See the following article for more information: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923933.
  • ADXOlForm placed in the WebViewPane region is flickering when switching between folders.

Outlook 2010 and 2013 Issues:

  • TopSubpane, BottomSubpane, RightSubpane, LeftSubpane and FolderView regions for appointment folders do not work. You can use the DockTop, DockBottom, DockRight and DockLeft regions as an alternative.
  • Add-ins containing advanced regions built on Add-in Express 2009 are incompatible with add-ins built on the higher versions of Add-in Express.
  • An ADXOlForm may lose the focus when switching between pages on Inspector windows.
  • Another form may become active when switching between Inspector pages if the forms were added to the same region by several add-ins.

Outlook 2010 Issues:

  • For the BottomTodoBar region to work correctly, either Appointments or Task List should be enabled in the ToDo bar options.

Outlook 2013 Issues:

  • BottomTodoBar region does not work.

Social Connector Outlook Add-in Issues:

  • In Outlook 2003 - 2013, advanced regions may work incorrectly if the Social Connector Add-in is enabled/disabled manually. Outlook should be restarted for advanced regions to work correctly.

Excel 2010 and 2013 Issues:

  • XLL add-in created for .NET Framework 2.0 crashes 64-bit Excel versions because of an exception in the Marshal.GetFunctionPointerForDelegate method.

InfoPath 2010 and 2013 Issues:

  • Native Office custom task panes may not show up when a new instance of InfoPath is opened.

Office 2010 and 2013 x64 Issues:

  • "Unable to create specified ActiveX control" exception may be thrown on an x64 host application if an add-in had been registered from Visual Studio before a newly created native Office task pane was added to the AddinModule.TaskPanes collection.

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Designer for Visual Studio WiX Setup Projects - Hotfix

[26 Feb, 2015]   Version 1.4.201

FIXED:

  • Changes in the Visual Studio Properties window were not reflected in the Product.wxs file in some scenarios.

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Designer for Visual Studio WiX Setup Projects - Public Release

[18 Feb, 2015]   Version 1.4.200

ADDED:

  • Support for multi-language projects.

FIXED:

  • When editing a file or folder name, pressing the Delete key resulted in deleting the entire file or folder.
  • Error LGHT0204: ICE64 occurred after adding a Project Output to a folder located in the user profile.
  • Installation of the Designer for Visual Studio WiX Setup Projects required .NET Framework 2.0 to be installed on the machine.

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Add-in Express Regions for Microsoft Outlook and VSTO - Public Release

[3 Feb, 2015]   Version 2.5.2148

ADDED:

  • Support for Visual Studio Community 2013.

FIXED:

  • Issues with the WebViewPane region embedded into calendar folders.
  • The header of the ReadingPane region remained visible after hiding the region.
  • Advanced Outlook form region disappeared in the Outlook Inspector window after selecting an attachment.
  • Advanced Outlook view region disappeared after being dragged to the BottomSubpane layout.
  • Headers of advanced Outlook regions were painted incorrectly is some cases.

KNOWN ISSUES:

WPF + Office 2003 - 2013 Issues:

  • Various issues remain in all Office and .NET Framework versions caused by a partial incompatibility of the WPF core and Office GUI.

Outlook 2003-2013 Issues:

  • WebViewPane region cannot be used for folders if their WebViewOn and WebViewUrl properties cannot be modified. Possible solution is setting the "Allow Script in shared folders" and "Allow Script in Public Folders" options in the security settings. See the following article for more information: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923933.
  • ADXOlForm placed in the WebViewPane region is flickering when switching between folders.

Outlook 2010 and 2013 Issues:

  • TopSubpane, BottomSubpane, RightSubpane, LeftSubpane and FolderView regions for appointment folders do not work. You can use the DockTop, DockBottom, DockRight and DockLeft regions as an alternative.
  • An ADXOlForm may lose the focus when switching between pages on Inspector windows.
  • Another form may become active when switching between Inspector pages if the forms were added to the same region by several add-ins.

Outlook 2010 Issues:

  • For the BottomTodoBar region to work correctly, either Appointments or Task List should be enabled in the ToDo bar options.

Outlook 2013 Issues:

  • BottomTodoBar region does not work.

Social Connector Outlook Add-in Issues:

  • In Outlook 2003 - 2013, advanced regions may work incorrectly if the Social Connector Add-in is enabled/disabled manually. Outlook should be restarted for advanced regions to work correctly.

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Add-in Express for Office and .NET - Public Release

[8 Dec, 2014]   Version 7.6.4084

ADDED:

  • Support for Visual Studio Community 2013.
  • Glyph property to all Ribbon and Backstage controls that support images.
  • RegisterForAllUsers property to the ADXSmartTagModule class.
  • minOfficeVersionSupported attribute to the loaderSettings tag of adxLoader.dll.manifest.
  • WindowObj property to the ADXExcelTaskPane, ADXWordTaskPane and ADXPowerPointTaskPane classes.

ALTERED:

  • ClickTwice downloader was rewritten using unmanaged code to be .NET Framework independent.

FIXED:

  • Issues with the WebViewPane region embedded into calendar folders.
  • Native Word 2010 custom task pane was duplicated in some scenarios.
  • The header of the ReadingPane region remained visible after hiding the region.
  • TaskPaneInstance property of the ADXExcelTaskPane class returned an incorrect instance in the WorkbookActivate and WindowActivate event handlers.
  • Advanced Outlook form region disappeared in the Outlook Inspector window after selecting an attachment.
  • Advanced Outlook view region disappeared after being dragged to the BottomSubpane layout.
  • Incorrect message text in an exception thrown by the ADXPowerPointTaskPaneManager component.
  • Headers of advanced Outlook regions were painted incorrectly is some cases.
  • OnTime event of the ADXXLLModule class triggered twice after setting the Interval property at run-time.
  • Auto-generated code of the add-in module was incompatible with the Code Analysis tool.
  • Exception in the Add-in Express core code when getting the Office color scheme.
  • Command bar controls did not work in Excel 2013.

KNOWN ISSUES:

WPF + Office 2000 - 2013 Issues:

  • Various issues remain in all Office and .NET Framework versions caused by a partial incompatibility of the WPF core and Office GUI.

Outlook 2000-2013 Issues:

  • WebViewPane region cannot be used for folders if their WebViewOn and WebViewUrl properties cannot be modified. Possible solution is setting the "Allow Script in shared folders" and "Allow Script in Public Folders" options in the security settings. See the following article for more information: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923933.
  • ADXOlForm placed in the WebViewPane region is flickering when switching between folders.

Outlook 2010 and 2013 Issues:

  • TopSubpane, BottomSubpane, RightSubpane, LeftSubpane and FolderView regions for appointment folders do not work. You can use the DockTop, DockBottom, DockRight and DockLeft regions as an alternative.
  • Add-ins containing advanced regions built on Add-in Express 2009 are incompatible with add-ins built on the higher versions of Add-in Express.
  • An ADXOlForm may lose the focus when switching between pages on Inspector windows.
  • Another form may become active when switching between Inspector pages if the forms were added to the same region by several add-ins.

Outlook 2010 Issues:

  • For the BottomTodoBar region to work correctly, either Appointments or Task List should be enabled in the ToDo bar options.

Outlook 2013 Issues:

  • BottomTodoBar region does not work.

Social Connector Outlook Add-in Issues:

  • In Outlook 2003 - 2013, advanced regions may work incorrectly if the Social Connector Add-in is enabled/disabled manually. Outlook should be restarted for advanced regions to work correctly.

Excel 2010 and 2013 Issues:

  • XLL add-in created for .NET Framework 2.0 crashes 64-bit Excel versions because of an exception in the Marshal.GetFunctionPointerForDelegate method.

InfoPath 2010 and 2013 Issues:

  • Native Office custom task panes may not show up when a new instance of InfoPath is opened.

Office 2010 and 2013 x64 Issues:

  • "Unable to create specified ActiveX control" exception may be thrown on an x64 host application if an add-in had been registered from Visual Studio before a newly created native Office task pane was added to the AddinModule.TaskPanes collection.

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Designer for Visual Studio WiX Setup Projects - Public Release

[20 Nov, 2014]   Version 1.3.199

ADDED:

  • Support for Visual Studio Community 2013.
  • Ability to add Merge Modules to WiX Setup projects.
  • Ability to add Merge Module References to WiX Merge Module projects.

FIXED:

  • The content of visual editors was not displayed in some cases.
  • "Duplicate symbol found" compilation error after adding custom actions.

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