Why sometimes, when I launch my Add-In Word via Visual Studio, it does not take into account the changes I made in Javascript?

Sylvain Cornut 6 Reputation points
2021-02-18T19:21:40.197+00:00

Hi !

It happens that when I make a change in a .js file and run the application with a debugger, I find that it calls the "old" .js file without the changes. I thought about a cache problem and found several solutions on the internet but nothing solves my problem.

  • I downloaded the Microsoft Edge DevTools, and I clear the cache right there.
  • I have already tried going to directly delete the cache in my files :
  • ---> %LOCALAPPDATA%\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Wef\
  • ---> %userprofile%\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Win32WebViewHost_cw5n1h2txyewy\AC#!123\INetCache\
  • ---> %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\VisualStudio\16.0_03ac6d94\ComponentModelCache
  • I updated Office, Visual Studio and Microsoft Edge.
  • I added this code in my web.config :
       <location path="Home.html">
        <system.webServer>
            <httpProtocol>
                <customHeaders>
                    <add name="Cache-Control" value="no-cache" />
                </customHeaders>
            </httpProtocol>
        </system.webServer>
    </location>
    

Thank you in advance for your help !

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