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Outlook ribbon and popup

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Is it possible, using vb.net, to create a pop-up window within Outlook after selecting an option from a customized ribbon?  In short, I'd like to be able to add a small window to Outlook that allows me to enter data from within Outlook.  The ability to add a form would work perfectly. Any direction on how to accomplish would be appreciated.  thanks.
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by:Rick Hobbs
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What version of Outlook?

Must be 2007 or above.

Download from this link, you will be in business.

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=771
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I'm using Outlook 2010 and VS 2010.  Do you know if the above will work in 2010?
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Is it above 2007...YES.  Go for it!
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Downloaded and installed however, I receive errors when trying to build (see below).  Any thoughts on how to quickly resolve?


Error      3      Could not find file 'C:\Users\Documents\Visual Studio 2005\Projects\InternetHeadersVB\InternetHeadersVB\obj\Debug\InternetHeadersAddinVB.dll' 'The system cannot find the file specified.'      C:\Users\Documents\Visual Studio 2005\Projects\InternetHeadersVB\InternetHeadersVBSetup\InternetHeadersVBSetup.vdproj      InternetHeaderVBSetup

Error      4      Class 'Connect' must implement 'Function GetFormRegionIcon(FormRegionName As String, LCID As Integer, Icon As OlFormRegionIcon) As Object' for interface 'Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook._FormRegionStartup'.      C:\Users\Documents\Visual Studio 2005\Projects\InternetHeadersVB\InternetHeadersVB\Connect.vb      29      16      InternetHeadersVB

Error      5      Class 'Connect' must implement 'Function GetFormRegionManifest(FormRegionName As String, LCID As Integer) As Object' for interface 'Microsoft.Office.Interop.Outlook._FormRegionStartup'.      C:\Users\Documents\Visual Studio 2005 Projects\InternetHeadersVB\InternetHeadersVB\Connect.vb      29      16      InternetHeadersVB
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What OS are you using?
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Windows.  I was able to follow your direction to get the form developed.
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