Solved

Assign an icon to a vb.net add-in CommandBarButton

Posted on 2011-02-23
3
1,022 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Hey guys,
I created an outlook add-in.  I would like to assign an image to command bar buttons.  I looked everywhere and have not been able to get anything to work.  Most solutions I found on EE used the “LoadPicture” method, but vb.net does not recognize it.  I believe this is a vb6 method...

Can someone help me out a little....?
Thank you!

Here is my code:
Imports System.Drawing

Public Class ThisAddIn

  Private Sub ThisAddIn_Startup() Handles Me.Startup

  End Sub

  Private Sub ThisAddIn_Shutdown() Handles Me.Shutdown

  End Sub

  Private Sub Application_Startup() Handles Application.Startup
    Dim objCommandBar As Office.CommandBar = Nothing
    Dim objPrintBtn As Office.CommandBarButton
    Dim objSettingsBtn As Office.CommandBarButton
    Dim objPicture As stdole.IPictureDisp

    'Create the Print Attachments CommandBar.
    If objCommandBar Is Nothing Then
      objCommandBar = Application.ActiveExplorer().CommandBars.Add("Print", Office.MsoBarPosition.msoBarTop, False, True)
      objCommandBar.Visible = True
    End If

    objPicture = ?????

    'Create the Print Attachments CommandBar button.
    objPrintBtn = objCommandBar.Controls.Add(Office.MsoControlType.msoControlButton, 1, "", Reflection.Missing.Value, True)
    objPrintBtn.Visible = True
    objPrintBtn.Picture = objPicture
    'objPrintBtn.Caption = "Print Attachments"

    'Create the Print Settings CommandBar button.
    objSettingsBtn = objCommandBar.Controls.Add(Office.MsoControlType.msoControlButton, 1, "", Reflection.Missing.Value, True)
    objSettingsBtn.Visible = True
    objSettingsBtn.Caption = "Settings"

    'Create the Print Attachments and Settings handler/event.
    AddHandler objPrintBtn.Click, AddressOf PrintBtn_Click
    AddHandler objSettingsBtn.Click, AddressOf SettingBtn_Click

  End Sub

  Private Sub PrintBtn_Click()

    MsgBox("PrintBtn_Click")

  End Sub

  Private Sub SettingBtn_Click()

    MsgBox("SettingBtn_Click")

  End Sub

End Class

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:ShootFirst
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 47

Accepted Solution

by:
Jackie Man earned 500 total points
ID: 34968786
Maybe the info in the link below will help.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms268747(v=vs.80).aspx
0
 

Author Comment

by:ShootFirst
ID: 34970832
Thanks for the help!
I was able to get it to wok using the link you provided.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:ShootFirst
ID: 34970861
No
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for IT Pros

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

As freelancing is becoming more and more common in the tech industry, certain obstacles are proving to be a challenge to those who are used to more traditional, structured employment. This article is meant to help identify such obstacles and offer a…
Gain an elementary understanding of Blockchain technology.
This video shows and describes the main difference between both orientations in Microsoft Word. Viewers will understand when to use each orientation and how to get the most out of them.
This video shows where to find templates, what they are used for, and how to create and save a custom template using Microsoft Word.

623 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question