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NOTE: This article assumes that you have advanced knowledge about programming and creating custom solutions with Microsoft Office programs.
This article explains how to correctly reference a COM add-in that binds to Outlook.
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(http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMS)In the COM add-in, make sure to add the following line of code to the OnConnection subroutine of the add-in instance:
Change "MyOfficeAddin" to reflect the name of your add-in in the project. Change "Connect" to reflect the name of your designer in the project.
Your code may look like the following code:
To instantiate the COM add-in from Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications or Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition code:
Again, make sure "MyOfficeAddin" and "Connect" reflect the names that you created in your COM add-in project. You can then use the myObj variable to reference the objects that you created in the COM add-in.
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/146636/EN-US/ )OL2000: Questions About Custom Forms and Outlook Solutions
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