In cases where the company ribbon is empty or functionalities in the ribbon are missing, you want to check if the add-ins are enabled.
This can be checked in Word, Powerpoint or in the Registry Editor.
Add-ins in Word or Power Point
In Power Point and in Word, you choose as visualized:
1) File -> 2) Options -> 3) Add-ins.
In the bottom of the Word Options menu, as visualized below, choose:
- COM Add-ins in order to locate VSTO files (Office Solutions Development Overview).
- Word add-ins (or Power Point add-ins) to locate VBA files (Visual Basic for Applications).
In the following, a table with SkabelonDesign add-ins are listed, and for each add-in, the functionality in Office is outlined.
SkabelonDesign add-ins in Word
SkabelonDesign add-ins in PowerPoint
SkabelonDesign add-ins in Outlook
SkabelonDesign add-ins in Excel
Add-ins in registry entries
Another method to check whether or not the add-ins are enabled is by locating the right registry key in the Registry Editor.
*Notice: This method is suitable for users with it-knowledge and only applicable for COM-add-ins and VSTO files.
Locate the registry key:
Word (visualized below marked with a below):
Be aware that the path may differ in older versions, please contact SkabelonDesign with questions regarding this.
In order to check if add-ins are enabled, the LoadBehavior (marked with b below) should be 0x00000003 for enabled and will be 0x00000002 if disabled.