Project Extensibility in Visual Studio Tools for Office
Visual Studio includes a programmable object model that exposes the Visual Basic and Visual C# projects and the project items they contain. This model contains several objects that may be used for automating tasks in the integrated development environment (IDE) and extending project types and project items.
The following topics provide information on automation and extensibility in Visual Studio Tools for Office projects.
In This Section
Visual Studio Tools for Office Project Extensibility Overview
Describes the programmable object model that can be used for automating Visual Studio Tools for Office project tasks in the integrated development environment.
Walkthrough: Creating a New Office Project Using Visual Studio Project Automation
Demonstrates how to create a macro that uses the Visual Studio object model to automate the creation of a Visual Studio Tools for Office project.
How to: Add Worksheets to Workbooks Using Visual Studio Project Automation
Provides the code to add a new worksheet to an existing Microsoft Office Excel workbook that is open in the Visual Studio designer.
How to: Change Excel Properties Using Visual Studio Project Automation
Provides the code to change an Excel worksheet property to rename the worksheet.
Extending the Visual Studio Environment
Provides links to topics that explain the Visual Studio tools for extending and automating the integrated development environment (IDE).
Introduction to Project Extensibility
Describes how to control Visual Basic and Visual C# projects and solutions using their automation objects.
Creating Office Solutions in Visual Studio
Provides links to information on creating Microsoft Office Word and Excel solutions and the role of assemblies in your solution.