Quick tip – Launch form from VSTO Ribbon

There appears to be little documentation on the net for the most simple part of creating VSTO Add-ins.

Once you have created your ribbon and your controls on it, you may want to use them to launch your app’s forms.  This really is simple, looking at the snippet below, presuming you have a command button named cmdLaunch on your ribbon:

This will launch your form in ‘Dialog’ mode

Mike Hudson

Mike Hudson is a Lead Cyber Security Analyst living and working in Kingston Upon Hull. With extensive experience in Microsoft and Apple technologies, ranging from desktop OS’s to Server OS’s and hardware. By day working as part of an infrastructure team, and by night ridding the world of IT issues through blog posts..

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