Office Add-ins


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Introduction to Excel 2016 Add-ins

Office 2016 Add-ins are extentions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Add-ins are composed of:

  • Manifest file
    An XML file that defines various settings, including description and links to all the add-in files.
    It is used by Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook to locate the Add-in resources.
    The manifest file can reside on a local directory or is published on the Office Store.
  • Webpage files
    Files that compose the web app (HTML pages, JavaScript code and images).
    All the files need to reside on a web server.

Add-in Examples

These examples have been made available for programmers that want to create specialized add-ins to retrieve information from Banana Accounting.
You need to insall the add-ins on a web server.


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