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I have develop one custom add in of outlook 2003, when i try it with the debug or build version using vs2008 it will attach with outlook. I want to create one setup project that will setup and add my add in with my out look.

I have tried to go through this tutorial but it will not use full.[^]

it will create one setup and also install that add in to my PC but that add in is not attached with my outlook
Posted 19-Jan-12 0:37am
Edited 19-Jan-12 0:53am
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Find the steps below:

In Outlook AddIn 2007 you have to add a Setup Project by your self.
1) Add a setup project to the solution.
2) Set the primary output to the Add In project.
3) Add the following files to the Setup Project:
[Add In project name].vsto,
[Add In project name].dll.manifest
these files appears in the bin directory of your Add In project.

4) Add the following registry folders to the setup project in the registry section:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER -> Software -> Microsoft -> Office -> Outlook -> AddIns -> [Add In Project Name]

5) To the last registry folder you created, add the following registry keys:
Type:strig value, Name:"Description", Value: anything you want.
Type:strig value, Name:"FriendlyName", Value: [Add In Project Name].
Type:strig value, Name:"Manifest", Value: "The absolute path to the [Add In project name].vsto file". (it depends on your installation folder. usually it will be: c:\Program Files\My Project\MyAddIn.vsto).

Type:dword value, Name:"LoadBehavior", Value: "3".

Hope it will help you.
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