<entryPointsCollection> element (Office development in Visual Studio)

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The entryPointsCollection element of the vstav3 namespace contains all the entryPoints elements associated with Office solutions.

Syntax

<entryPointsCollection>
  <entryPoints>
    <entryPoint>
    </entryPoint>
    <entryPoint>
    </entryPoint>
    <entryPoint>
    </entryPoint>
  </entryPoints>
</entryPointsCollection>

Elements and attributes

The entryPointsCollection element is required and is in the vstav3 namespace. Child elements must also be in this namespace. There is only one entryPointsCollection element defined in an application manifest.

The entryPointsCollection element has no attributes.

entryPointsCollection has the following elements.

entryPoints

Required. The role of the entryPoints element in the vstav3 namespace is defined in <entryPoints> element (Office development in Visual Studio).

Document-level customization example

Description

The following code example illustrates the entryPointsCollection element in an application manifest for a document-level solution deployed by using ClickOnce. This code example is part of a larger example provided in Application manifests for Office solutions.

Code

<vstav3:entryPointsCollection>
    <vstav3:entryPoints>
      <vstav3:entryPoint
        class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.ThisWorkbook">
        <assemblyIdentity
          name="ContosoExcelWorkbook"
          version="1.0.0.0"
          language="neutral"
          processorArchitecture="msil" />
      </vstav3:entryPoint>
      <vstav3:entryPoint
        class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.Sheet1">
        <assemblyIdentity
          name="ContosoExcelWorkbook"
          version="1.0.0.0"
          language="neutral"
          processorArchitecture="msil" />
      </vstav3:entryPoint>
      <vstav3:entryPoint
        class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.Sheet2">
        <assemblyIdentity
          name="ContosoExcelWorkbook"
          version="1.0.0.0"
          language="neutral"
          processorArchitecture="msil" />
      </vstav3:entryPoint>
      <vstav3:entryPoint
        class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.Sheet3">
        <assemblyIdentity
          name="ContosoExcelWorkbook"
          version="1.0.0.0"
          language="neutral"
          processorArchitecture="msil" />
      </vstav3:entryPoint>
    </vstav3:entryPoints>
  </vstav3:entryPointsCollection>

VSTO Add-in example

Description

The following code example illustrates an entryPointsCollection element in an application manifest for an application-level solution deployed by using ClickOnce. This code example is part of a larger example provided in Application manifests for Office solutions.

Code

<vstav3:entryPointsCollection>
    <vstav3:entryPoints>
      <vstav3:entryPoint
        class="ContosoOutlookAddIn.ThisAddIn">
        <assemblyIdentity
          name="ContosoOutlookAddIn"
          version="1.0.0.0"
          language="neutral"
          processorArchitecture="msil" />
      </vstav3:entryPoint>
    </vstav3:entryPoints>
  </vstav3:entryPointsCollection>

Multi-Project deployment example

Description

The following code example illustrates an entryPointsCollection element in an application manifest for multi-project deployment with two Office solutions. This code example is part of a larger example provided in Application manifests for Office solutions.

Code

<vstav3:entryPointsCollection>
      <vstav3:entryPoints
        id="ContosoExcel">
        <vstav3:entryPoint
          class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.ThisWorkbook">
          <assemblyIdentity
            name="ContosoExcelWorkbook"
            version="1.0.0.0"
            language="neutral"
            processorArchitecture="msil" />
        </vstav3:entryPoint>
        <vstav3:entryPoint
          class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.Sheet1">
          <assemblyIdentity
            name="ContosoExcelWorkbook"
            version="1.0.0.0"
            language="neutral"
            processorArchitecture="msil" />
        </vstav3:entryPoint>
        <vstav3:entryPoint
          class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.Sheet2">
          <assemblyIdentity
            name="ContosoExcelWorkbook"
            version="1.0.0.0"
            language="neutral"
            processorArchitecture="msil" />
        </vstav3:entryPoint>
        <vstav3:entryPoint
          class="ContosoExcelWorkbook.Sheet3">
          <assemblyIdentity
            name="ContosoExcelWorkbook"
            version="1.0.0.0"
            language="neutral"
            processorArchitecture="msil" />
        </vstav3:entryPoint>
      </vstav3:entryPoints>
      <vstav3:entryPoints
        id="ContosoOutlook">
        <vstav3:entryPoint
          class="ContosoOutlookAddIn.ThisAddIn">
          <assemblyIdentity
            name="ContosoOutlookAddIn"
            version="1.0.0.0"
            language="neutral"
            processorArchitecture="msil" />
        </vstav3:entryPoint>
      </vstav3:entryPoints>
    </vstav3:entryPointsCollection>

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