Add-In Commands...Is there a way to get 2 different Add-Ins to use the same custom tab? RRS feed

  • Question

  • If two or more Excel Add-ins do similar things or are from the same company is it possible for to make them appear on the same custom tab in Excel?

    In each manifest I have tried this and used the same <Custom Tab "id=..." and <Label resid="..." but Excel creates 2 separate tabs with the same name.



    Monday, April 25, 2016 2:32 PM


  • Hi Jim,

    For Riboon tabs, we could extend built-in tabs or create a new custom tab. Base on the document, CustomTab will add a custom tab to the ribbon, I think we could not use the same custom tab even through you use the same ID for CustomTab.

    If this is a feature you want to include in the future version of Office add in, I suggest you submit a feedback in the link below:


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    Tuesday, April 26, 2016 1:58 AM