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VB.net/VSTO Excel Add-in Running on a Mac

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I have an Excel 2007 VB.net Add-in built in VSTO. A new clieny only has a Mac machine.
Will this run on Mac? Do I need to download any extra software to run this or will the relevant files be automatically downloaded on setuo?

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It appears that you may struggle unless something has changed recently

Macintosh Excel ONLY allows add-ins created in VBA. Therefore it is highly unlikely that conversion of a windows Excel add-in will be successful.


http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/mac/forum/macoffice2011-macexcel/how-to-create-an-excel-add-in-for-mac-version-of/732ca2b5-a791-4d82-baff-0df49b47a05c
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Thanks very  much
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