The information in this topic applies only to the specified Visual Studio Tools for Office projects and versions of Microsoft Office.
Microsoft Office version
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These files are generated by Visual Studio Tools for Office. Do not modify these files manually. Changes to these files might cause incorrect behavior and will be lost if the code is regenerated.
The <Host Item>.designer.vb/.cs files (.vb for Visual Basic projects and .cs for C# projects) are generated from the blueprint that is provided by the <Host Item>.designer.xml files. These files contain generated code, such as methods that initialize data binding and code to initialize host controls and managed controls.