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Problem deploying from VS2008 to Excel 2007 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    When deploying a C# Excel add-in to Excel 2007 I get the an error from "Microsoft Office Customzation Installer" as follows below. VS2008 SP1

    Any clue why?

    Regards,

    /Erik



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    From: file:///C:/MyDocuments/Visual Studio 2008/ProfitModler/TMP/PMExcel2/PMExcel2/bin/Debug/PMExcel2.vsto

    Exception reading manifest from file:///C:/MyDocuments/Visual%20Studio%202008/ProfitModler/TMP/PMExcel2/PMExcel2/bin/Debug/PMExcel2.vsto: the manifest may not be valid or the file could not be opened.

    ************** Exception Text **************
    System.Deployment.Application.InvalidDeploymentException: Exception reading manifest from file:///C:/MyDocuments/Visual%20Studio%202008/ProfitModler/TMP/PMExcel2/PMExcel2/bin/Debug/PMExcel2.vsto: the manifest may not be valid or the file could not be opened. ---> System.Deployment.Application.InvalidDeploymentException: Deployment manifest is not semantically valid. ---> System.Deployment.Application.InvalidDeploymentException: Deployment manifest requires that you specify a publisher and a product.
       at System.Deployment.Application.Manifest.AssemblyManifest.ValidateSemanticsForDeploymentRole()
       --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
       at System.Deployment.Application.Manifest.AssemblyManifest.ValidateSemanticsForDeploymentRole()
       at System.Deployment.Application.Manifest.AssemblyManifest.ValidateSemantics(ManifestType manifestType)
       at System.Deployment.Application.ManifestReader.FromDocument(String localPath, ManifestType manifestType, Uri sourceUri)
       --- End of inner exception stack trace ---
       at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Tools.Applications.Deployment.ClickOnceAddInDeploymentManager.GetManifests(TimeSpan timeout)
       at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Tools.Applications.Deployment.ClickOnceAddInDeploymentManager.InstallAddIn()
    Wednesday, October 22, 2008 2:31 PM

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