UI Manager Sample for .NET 4.0

This sample demonstrates how to customize the user interface (UI) of Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 by implementing extensibility interfaces in an add-in. This sample uses extensibility interfaces to create a Ribbon customization, a custom task pane, and a custom form region.

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// Copyright © Microsoft Corporation.  All Rights Reserved.
// This code released under the terms of the 
// Microsoft Public License (MS-PL, http://opensource.org/licenses/ms-pl.html.)

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;
using Office = Microsoft.Office;

namespace UiManagerOutlookAddIn
    public class TaskPaneConnector : Office.Core.ICustomTaskPaneConsumer
        private Office.Core.ICTPFactory _ctpFactory;

        internal Microsoft.Office.Core.CustomTaskPane CreateTaskPane(string id, string title, object parentWindow)
            if (_ctpFactory != null)
                return _ctpFactory.CreateCTP(id, title, parentWindow);

            return null;
        // This method is not CLSCompliant because of its Office parameter.
        public void CTPFactoryAvailable(
            Office.Core.ICTPFactory CTPFactoryInst)
            // All we need do here is to cache the CTPFactory object, 
            // so that we can create custom taskpanes later on.
            _ctpFactory = CTPFactoryInst;