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Security Manager for Microsoft Outlook - Public Release

[20 Jul, 2018]   Version 8.16

.NET Edition

Version 8.16.3271

  • FIXED: Security warnings were not disabled in Outlook 2016 32-bit after installing the most recent Outlook updates (Version 1807 build 10325.20036).

VCL Edition

Version 8.16.517

  • FIXED: Security warnings were not disabled in Outlook 2016 32-bit after installing the most recent Outlook updates (Version 1807 build 10325.20036).

ActiveX Edition

Version 8.16.1266

  • FIXED: Security warnings were not disabled in Outlook 2016 32-bit after installing the most recent Outlook updates (Version 1807 build 10325.20036).

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

[21 Jun, 2018]   Version 9.1.4620

ADDED:

  • DpiChanged event to the ADXTaskPane class.
  • Create and Delete methods to the ADXTaskPane class.
  • ADXBeforeDrag event to the ADXExcelTaskPane, ADXWordTaskPane, ADXPowerPointTaskPane and ADXOlForm classes.

FIXED:

  • XLL add-ins crashed Microsoft Excel.
  • "Could not load file or assembly EnvDTE" exception when installing Add-in Express for Visual Studio 2017 only.
  • False positive reports for Add-in Express’s binaries by some antivirus software.
  • Create Setup Project wizard threw an exception if a Visual Studio solution contained an unloaded project.
  • Advanced Outlook region might have appeared on top of the Backstage view after closing the Print Options dialog.

KNOWN ISSUES:

WPF + Office 2000 - 2016 Issues:

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

Outlook 2000-2016 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 - 2016 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 and 2016 Issues:

  • BottomTodoBar region does not work.

Social Connector Outlook Add-in Issues:

  • In Outlook 2003 - 2016, 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 - 2016 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 - 2016 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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Add-in Express for Microsoft Office and Delphi VCL - Public Release

[20 Jun, 2018]   Version 9.0.1650

ADDED:

  • Support for mixed-mode DPI scaling (per-monitor DPI awareness) in Office 2016 applications.

ALTERED:

  • End-User License Agreement.

KNOWN ISSUES:

Outlook 2000 - 2016 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 - 2016 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 and 2016 Issues:

  • elBottomTodoBar region does not work.

Social Connector Outlook Add-in Issues:

  • In Outlook 2003 - 2016, 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 Microsoft Office and Delphi VCL - HotFix

[24 May, 2018]   Version 8.3.1442

FIXED:

  • In Microsoft Office 2010 applications, images on ribbon controls were not shown.

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Security Manager for Microsoft Outlook - Public Release

[15 May, 2018]   Version 8.15

.NET Edition

Version 8.15.3270

  • FIXED: Security warnings were not disabled in Outlook 2016 after installing the most recent Outlook updates (Version 1805 build 9330.2014).

VCL Edition

Version 8.15.516

  • FIXED: Security warnings were not disabled in Outlook 2016 after installing the most recent Outlook updates (Version 1805 build 9330.2014).

ActiveX Edition

Version 8.15.1265

  • FIXED: Security warnings were not disabled in Outlook 2016 after installing the most recent Outlook updates (Version 1805 build 9330.2014).

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Add-in Express for Microsoft Office and Delphi VCL - HotFix

[10 May, 2018]   Version 8.3.1441

FIXED:

  • ImageIndex property of all ribbon controls was ignored, the image with index 0 was always used.

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

[4 May, 2018]   Version 8.3.1440

FIXED:

  • Images were not shown on OneNote Ribbon controls.
  • PowerPoint shapes might have been moved after clicking if an Advanced PowerPoint task pane was used.
  • Chinese Input Method Editor (IME) did not work on controls located on an Advanced Excel task pane.

KNOWN ISSUES:

Outlook 2000 - 2016 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 - 2016 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 and 2016 Issues:

  • elBottomTodoBar region does not work.

Social Connector Outlook Add-in Issues:

  • In Outlook 2003 - 2016, 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 May, 2018]   Version 9.0.4610

ADDED:

  • Support for mixed-mode DPI scaling (per-monitor DPI awareness) in Office 2016 applications.
  • Support for the asynchronous loading and initialization of the Add-in Express package in Visual Studio 2017.

ALTERED:

  • End-User License Agreement.

KNOWN ISSUES:

WPF + Office 2000 - 2016 Issues:

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

Outlook 2000-2016 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 - 2016 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 and 2016 Issues:

  • BottomTodoBar region does not work.

Social Connector Outlook Add-in Issues:

  • In Outlook 2003 - 2016, 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 - 2016 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 - 2016 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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Security Manager for Microsoft Outlook - Public Release

[20 Apr, 2018]   Version 8.14

.NET Edition

Version 8.14.3269

  • FIXED: Security warnings were not disabled in Outlook 2016 64-bit after installing the most recent Outlook updates (Version 1804 build 9226.2059).

VCL Edition

Version 8.14.515

  • FIXED: Security warnings were not disabled in Outlook 2016 64-bit after installing the most recent Outlook updates (Version 1804 build 9226.2059).

ActiveX Edition

Version 8.14.1264

  • FIXED: Security warnings were not disabled in Outlook 2016 64-bit after installing the most recent Outlook updates (Version 1804 build 9226.2059).

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

[12 Apr, 2018]   Version 3.4.2440

FIXED:

  • DockTop, DockBottom, DockRight and DockLeft regions might not have been displayed on Outlook start in some scenarios.
  • Unicode text was drawn incorrectly in the list of forms hosted on an advanced Outlook region.
  • TopSubpane and RightSubpane Outlook form regions were drawn incorrectly after opening the File -> Options dialog.
  • Advanced Outlook view region did not restore its size in some cases.
  • CompleteReplacement advanced Outlook form region was drawn incorrectly in some scenarios.

KNOWN ISSUES:

WPF + Office 2003 - 2016 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 - 2016 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 - 2016 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 and 2016 Issues:

  • BottomTodoBar region does not work.

Social Connector Outlook Add-in Issues:

  • In Outlook 2003 - 2016, 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.

Full product history