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This article describes an All-In-One Code Framework sample that is available for download. This code sample includes a step-by-step guide about how to use the Excel Automation Addin to create user defined formulas for Microsoft Office Excel. The All-In-One Code Framework samples in this KB article show you how to develop an Excel Automation Addin by using Visual C#.NET and Visual Basic.NET.
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Technical overviewDevelopers can use Excel Automation Addin to create user defined formulas for Excel. The Automation Addin is a COM component. After the COM component is registered on the target computer, Excel can load and access this Automation Addin's UDF (user defined formulas). To do this, follow these steps:
All-In-One Code Framework samples in this KB article show you how to develop an Excel Automation Addin by using Visual C#.NET and Visual Basic.NET. To use these samples, you can open them in Microsoft Visual Studio 2008, and then compile the project. When the project is compiled, the output dll is registered as a COM component. Then, you can follow the above instructions to load and access the automation Addin in Excel.
Note For more information about how to create the sample application and how to deploy the sample application, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the download package.
LanguagesThis code sample contains the following programming languages:
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What is All-In-One Code Framework?All-In-One Code Framework shows most Microsoft development techniques by using code samples in different programming languages. Each example is carefully selected, composed, and documented to show one common code scenario. For more information about All-In-One Code Framework, visit the following Web site:
How to find more All-In-One Code Framework samplesTo find more All-In-One Code Framework samples, you can search for kbcodefx together with related keywords on support.microsoft.com. Or, you can simply click the following link:
For more information, visit the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/291392/ )Excel COM add-ins and Automation add-ins
Article ID: 977994 - Last Review: December 16, 2009 - Revision: 1.2
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