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Adding programaticaly (VB6) a completely new ribbon tab in Word 2010 (tutorial)?

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A need a good tutorial about programmatically (VBA, VB6) adding a new (your own) toolbar ribbon tab. As when you create a Word add-in and you need your own ribbon tab for it…
MS Word versions: 2010, 2007
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 500 total points
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it is now called the ribbonx control (x for xml) and all that you need to know is in this article https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc163469.aspx
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Thanks, I'm going to study it in more details.
Quick side question: do you know how to add my add-in button to an already present Word ribbon, such as Insert or Review? Is it also covered by this ribbonx control, or it is supposed to be done differently?
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It is covered in that article.
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ok, thanks
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