Solved

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

Posted on 2014-04-17
3
859 Views
Last Modified: 2014-04-20
Hi

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?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:murbro
[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
3 Comments
 
LVL 83

Accepted Solution

by:
CodeCruiser earned 500 total points
ID: 40006274
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
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:murbro
ID: 40011604
Thanks very  much
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

In this article we discuss how to recover the missing Outlook 2011 for Mac data like Emails and Contacts manually.
You need to know the location of the Office templates folder, so that when you create new templates, they are saved to that location, and thus are available for selection when creating new documents.  The steps to find the Templates folder path are …
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates how to create Excel charts: column, area, line, bar, and scatter charts. Formatting tips are provided as well.
This Micro Tutorial demonstrates in Microsoft Excel how to consolidate your marketing data by creating an interactive charts using form controls. This creates cool drop-downs for viewers of your chart to choose from.

734 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