Add-in Express products
for Microsoft Office and IE developers
Add-in Express product line
The main focus of the Add-in Express product line is on Microsoft Office extensibility. Add-in Express toolsets not only implement standard technologies provided by Microsoft Office extensibility, but fundamentally extend its basic technologies. With our time-proven components you can build competitive plug-ins with unique functionality and a feature-rich modern GUI. The main goal of Add-in Express products is to let you achieve maximum results with minimal effort in the shortest time. That is, you write a single code base and get a powerful customization compatible with all available versions of your host application(s).
Add-in Express for Microsoft .net is the largest and most complete toolset for developing any types of Microsoft Office extensibility projects. Using its visual designers and components you significantly accelerate the creation of custom Office toolbars, ribbons, menus, windows, and forms and considerably increase your productivity when writing applied code and accessing Office objects. Add-in Express is the only tool that enables you to build shared, secure, version-neutral and deployable plug-ins for all available Office versions and applications.
Add-in Express for Delphi VCL is the only available component set for developing Microsoft Office extensions of any kind. It empowers you to create your custom Office ribbons, menus, toolbars and forms using special designers and components. Benefit from the version-neutral core of Add-in Express and interact with any Office objects and, as a result, get powerful, shared, secure and deployable plug-ins for all available Office versions and applications.
Add-in Express for Internet Explorer allows you to develop add-ons for Internet Explorer, customize its GUI, create custom IE toolbars, Explorer bars, add custom commands to the IE context menu and access IE objects and events. Unlike the IE SDK it integrates all types of Internet Explorer customization in one project template and makes IE add-on development and deployment more comfortable than the IE SDK offers.
Add-in Express Regions for Microsoft Outlook and VSTO is an extension for the Visual Studio Tools for Office that enables you to create view and form regions for Outlook Explorer and Inspector windows. With Add-in Express Regions you can customize several Outlook panes including Navigation pane, Reading pane, Folder view pane, Outlook super grid pane, To-Do Bar and Inspector windows such as e-mail, task and appointment windows.
Using this extension for Visual Studio you can quickly create WiX-based setup projects in a familiar Visual Studio way. The Designer for WiX Toolset lets you forget the plain Windows Installer XML and concentrate on your deployment logic. It integrates several editors with the Visual Studio IDE and provides a set of familiar Visual Studio designers to configure the file system, registry, user interface, custom actions, launch conditions and more.
This Visual Studio extension lets you convert any VDProj setup projects to WiX in a click. All Visual Studio versions and all vdproj features are supported, including variables, msm and msi packages, custom actions, built-in dialogs, etc.
This tool that works for all IDEs, programming languages and scripting engines supporting .NET, VCL or ActiveX platforms will help you resolve the Outlook e-mail guard security issue for good and all. You write one line of code and get Outlook security alerts disabled or enabled.
The Ribbon Designer for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365 is a true RAD tool for customizing the Server Ribbon UI of your SharePoint and Office 365 solutions.
The specialized components of the Ribbon Designer allow you to quickly build custom SharePoint ribbons and add a new ribbon to your existing project. The Ribbon Designer components are integrated inside of Visual Studio and make creating custom ribbons really simple, whether you develop for on-premise SharePoint or Office 365 online. You don't need to spend hours learning the Ribbon XML schema. You use visual designers to handle all routine tasks while you focus on your applied code that implements your business rules.
This free .NET component will help you access low-level features provided by Extended MAPI in Windows Forms applications and in .NET-based Outlook COM add-ins. Using the MAPI Store Accessor you can subscribe to any or all MAPI notifications in either synchronous or asynchronous mode.
Add-in Express Extensibility Technologies
Add-in Express Extensibility Technologies broaden the functionality of the main Add-in Express toolsets to the maximum extent. They target Microsoft Office developers and offer advanced application-specific techniques, such as Advanced Outlook Form and View Regions, Advanced Excel Panes, enhanced Office toolbars customization, etc.
Add-in Express for Microsoft VSTO is a powerful extension for Visual Studio Tools for Office specially designed to boost your productivity in VSTO development. It enhances existing VSTO features and adds lots of new ones, such as visual designers for Office 2003 toolbars and Office 2007 ribbons, advanced Outlook form and view regions, use of any controls on Office toolbars, application-level keyboard shortcuts, etc.
Add-in Express for Outlook Express is a truly unique tool on the development components market. It makes Outlook Express extensible through the use of Office-like programming interfaces, and gives you the ability to create custom OE toolbars and menus for the main Outlook Express window and its mail windows, to access Outlook Express objects and handle their events. Use Add-in Express to program secure, managed and deployable plug-ins that work for Outlook Express on Windows 2000 and XP and Windows Mail on Vista.
The Toolbar Controls for Microsoft Office has no analogs on the component market so far. It offers unique functionality for developing feature-rich and commercial class add-ins for Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Using Toolbar Controls you can place any .NET controls (such as grids, tree views, lists or list boxes) on any built-in or custom Office toolbars. Toolbar Controls is included in Add-in Express for .net and Add-in Express for VSTO products.