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

[16 Nov, 2016]   Version 8.4.4395

ADDED:

  • Support for Visual Studio 2017 RC.
  • xlErrorGettingData value to the ADXExcelError enumeration.

FIXED:

  • Wrong range address could be passed as an argument to a volatile XLL function.
  • OnKeyDown event of the ADXAddinModule component fired multiple times for a single keystroke.
  • ADXKeyboardShortcut component did not work in the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) editor.
  • IntResource.dll and IntResource64.dll libraries were not signed with the Add-in Express digital signature.

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 Office and .NET - Public Release

[31 Oct, 2016]   Version 8.3.4393

ADDED:

  • Support for Automatic Updates in ClickTwice deployment.
  • OnHostApplicationInitialized method to the ADXAddinModule component.
  • ContainerControl property and the ADXContainerItemsChanged event to the ADXForm class.

FIXED:

  • Visual Studio 2015 might have crashed after deleting the ADXOlFormsCollectionItem component.
  • ADXRibbonCommand component did not work for Outlook Report items.
  • Several problems when creating Visual Studio Installer setup projects in Visual Studio 2013 and 2015.
  • PowerPoint might have hung in the process list after opening and closing presentations programmatically.
  • Dual-purpose installation package did not delete an add-in from the COM Add-ins dialog in some cases.
  • New instance of the ADXOlForm form was created after switching from the File tab back to an Outlook Inspector window.
  • Advanced PowerPoint Task Pane was created twice on PowerPoint start.
  • Advanced Outlook View and Form region shown in the floating mode might have closed after selecting an item in the System.Windows.Forms.ComboBox control.
  • ArgumentOutOfRangeException exception might have been thrown in Outlook if an Advanced Outlook View or Form region was used.
  • Reference count to the Outlook.Explorer object increased after switching from the File tab back to an Outlook Explorer window.
  • PowerPoint 2013 might have crashed after updating an embedded Excel worksheet.

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 Regions for Microsoft Outlook and VSTO - Public Release

[1 Jun, 2016]   Version 3.2.2420

ADDED:

  • Ability to draw custom elements on advanced Outlook regions.

FIXED:

  • Text on an advanced Outlook region was displayed incorrectly if changed on a minimized region.
  • Outlook might have crashed when the CompleteReplacement region was used.
  • In Outlook 2013 and 2016, an advanced view region with the Cached property set to OneInstanceForAllFolders did not show up in the reading pane layouts.
  • Old instance of an advanced Outlook form region might have been used for a new inspector window.

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.

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

[30 May, 2016]   Version 8.2.4371

ADDED:

  • Tag2 property to all Ribbon and Backstage controls.
  • ErrDiv0, ErrNA, ErrName, ErrNull, ErrNum, ErrRef and ErrValue static properties to the ADXRTDServerModule class.
  • Ability to create custom prerequisites.
  • Support for multi-language prerequisites in ClickTwice deployment.
  • Support for specific Editions (for all users, for beta testers, etc.) in ClickTwice deployment.
  • Option to the Publish wizard that allows generating the configuration files for the adxPublisher.exe tool.
  • Ability to draw custom elements on advanced Outlook regions, advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint task panes.

ALTERED:

  • In Excel 2013 and 2016, advanced task panes were drawn in the White theme only, now all standard Excel themes are supported.

FIXED:

  • adxpatch.exe tool did not recognize relative paths in the Sign and CertificateFile options.
  • XDocument.Save method threw the "Unable to determine the identity of domain" exception in Add-in Express based add-ins.
  • Changing RTDServerModule.Timer property raised the RefreshData event for all ADXRTDTopic components in all RTDServerModule modules of the project.
  • "Malformed reference element" error might have been thrown when signing project outputs.
  • Right-clicking some Outlook folders could result in a run-time exception if a folder property page was used in the project.
  • Word could hang in memory after certain user actions such as inserting a document in the current document.
  • OfficeColorScheme property returned an incorrect value for Office 2016 Black theme.
  • Text on an advanced Outlook region or advanced task pane was displayed incorrectly if changed on a minimized region or pane.
  • Outlook might have crashed when the CompleteReplacement region was used.
  • In Outlook 2013 and 2016, an advanced view region with the Cached property set to OneInstanceForAllFolders did not show up in the reading pane layouts.
  • Old instance of an advanced Outlook form region might have been used for a new inspector window.
  • Advanced Excel task panes did not appear in Excel 2007 if Excel was opened by inserting a chart in PowerPoint 2007.

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

[19 May, 2016]   Version 8.1.1432

ADDED:

  • Support for Delphi 10.1 Berlin.
  • CVErr function to the adxRTDServ module.

FIXED:

  • In Outlook 2013 and 2016, four empty command bars were added to the Inspector window of a Note item.
  • Source code included with the Premium subscription did not compile in Delphi 5.
  • Excel 2010 main window flickered when switching between workbooks if one of them contained a Macro Security Warning notification.
  • Outlook might have crashed when a reminder window was being opened.
  • In Excel 2016, an add-in might have been disabled after closing Excel.

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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Security Manager for Microsoft Outlook - Public Release

[13 May, 2016]   Version 8.2

VCL Edition

Version 8.2.503

  • ADDED: Support for Delphi 10.1 Berlin.

ActiveX Edition

Version 8.2.1252

  • FIXED: Application might have crashed when the COleDispatchDriver::CreateDispatch method was called to create an instance of the SecurityManager object.

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Add-in Express for Internet Explorer and .net - Public Release

[21 Apr, 2016]   Version 9.4.6126

ADDED:

  • Support for the SHA-256 algorithm in the Signing Options, ClickTwice publishing dialog, adxPublisher.exe and adxPatch.exe tools.
  • Ability to create custom prerequisites.
  • Support for multi-language prerequisites in ClickTwice deployment.
  • Support for specific Editions (for all users, for beta testers, etc.) in ClickTwice deployment.

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Designer for Visual Studio WiX Setup Projects - Public Release

[6 Apr, 2016]   Version 1.7.205

ADDED:

  • Ability to create custom prerequisites.

FIXED:

  • WiX variables in Directory IDs were handled incorrectly.
  • Custom actions were not shown in the editor in some scenarios.
  • Project Outputs were added incorrectly to WiX Merge Module projects.
  • VDProj to WiX Converter included in the Premium package of the Designer for WiX Toolset did not work in Visual Studio 2012.
  • Some standard commands were disabled in Visual Studio 2015.

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VDProj to WiX Converter - Public Release

[10 Mar, 2016]   Version 1.8.133

ADDED:

  • Support for Visual Studio 2015.

ALTERED:

  • Visual Studio 2005 and 2008 are not supported.

FIXED:

  • ModuleSignature property was handled incorrectly during conversion of a Merge Module project.

KNOWN ISSUES:

  • CAB Projects cannot be converted to WiX. Windows Installer XML (WiX) does not support this project type.

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

[2 Feb, 2016]   Version 3.1.2411

ALTERED:

  • Code of Advanced Outlook Regions was significantly refactored and improved.

FIXED:

  • In Outlook 2010, the InspectorRegion region's header was missing in inspector windows containing MailItem or AppointmentItem.
  • Resizing issues when DockLeft and DockRight regions were used in the same add-in simultaneously.
  • Keyboard input was handled incorrectly on the System.Windows.Controls.WebBrowser control located on an advanced Outlook region.

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