What is VSTO (Visual Studio Tools for Office or Microsoft Visual Studio Tools)? - Definition from WhatIs.com

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VSTO (Visual Studio Tools for Office or Microsoft Visual Studio Tools)

Part of the Microsoft glossary:

VSTO, or Visual Studio Tools for Office, or Microsoft Visual Studio Tools is part of Microsoft's Visual Studio .NET tools suite and supports the Microsoft .NET Framework. It is used by developers to write code connecting Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook applications. Developers using VSTO can employ C# or Visual Basic languages. It is an alternative to Visual Basic for Applications, or VBA

This was last updated in March 2011
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