<Host Item>.designer.xml

Applies to

The information in this topic applies only to the specified Visual Studio Tools for Office projects and versions of Microsoft Office.

Project type

  • Document-level projects

  • Application-level projects

Microsoft Office version

  • 2007 Microsoft Office system

  • Microsoft Office 2003

For more information, see Features Available by Product Combination.

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.xml files are declarative representations of the programmable objects in the Office document. The XML serves as a blueprint for the Visual Basic or C# code that is generated for the <Host Item>.designer.vb or <Host Item>.designer.cs file.

The <Host Item>.designer.xml files are associated with all host items, including Document, Workbook and Worksheet host items.

See Also


Office Documents in the Visual Studio Environment Overview

Document Host Item

Workbook Host Item

Worksheet Host Item

Host Items and Host Controls Overview


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