Will VSTO 2005 addin work in Word 2002. RRS feed

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  • Can VSTO 2005 work in WORD 2002. I have developed a VSTO Share Addin in VSTO 2005 and would like to use it in our system which has Word/Excel 2002. Please respond...



    Monday, August 27, 2007 9:42 PM

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  • As one of the requirments for VSTO 2005 is that you have either Office 2003 Professional or one of the boxed versions for Word and Excel 2003 so it is most likely that your addin won't work for the 2002 SKUs


    Another thing is VSTO 2005 only builds document level customizations so first let's make clear what you built.


    - Is it a VSTO application Addin created using VSTO 2005 SE?

    - Is it a VSTO document curtomization using VSTO 2005?

    - Is it a non-VSTO Addin by creating a Shared Addin?

    - Other ...



    Monday, August 27, 2007 11:57 PM
  • Not decided yet, appreciate your quick reply.


    My question is: Can a VSTO application addin work with Word 2002 to add a toolbar/event for an action.


    I have both VSTO 2005 & VSTO 2003, so which version will work for 2002.


    Monday, September 3, 2007 5:49 PM