18 May 2016
Beta 4 of the NG series is a major step towards version 7.0 final. It sports significant stability fixes, the ability to …
30 Mar 2016
After about a year and half of early alpha releases, I am proud to finally
release the first beta version of the ‘Next Generation’ of the XL Toolbox.
17 Mar 2016
It’s been a while since I published the last alpha version of the Next
Generation XL Toolbox. In fact, it’s been a while since anything happened
at all with this project. Today I however I released a new alpha version
and explain what’s going on.
5 Oct 2015
Alpha 15 of the XL Toolbox NG series is all about bug fixes.
21 Sep 2015
CSV, NG, alpha
Title says it all. Download sf.net/projects/xltoolbox/files/alpha If you have a previous alpha …
15 Sep 2015
CSV, NG, R, alpha, import/export
The 13th installment of the Next Generation alpha series features a new CSV import and export feature that allows customization of field delimiters and number formatting and can be used for data exchange with other software, such as R.
24 Jun 2015
Alpha 10 (released a couple of days ago) and alpha 11 fix a couple of bugs
that caused the XL Toolbox add-in to crash.
10 Jun 2015
NG, alpha, code
Alpha 9 of the NG series sports new commands for CSV import and quitting Excel as well as a simple API for Visual Basic for Application projects.
12 May 2015
Alpha 8 is a minor update with fixes to the worksheet manager and the
6 Mar 2015
Alpha 7 fixes batch export and numerous other things, and offers a new
screenshot-quality export function.
3 Feb 2015
For alpha 6, the installer was updated once again in order to more
reliably handle different combinations of operating system and Office
30 Jan 2015
.NET, NG, VSTO
Depending on Windows and Office version, there are various different
scenarios of the prerequisites that need to be met in order to install and
run a VSTO add-in.
28 Jan 2015
Within a few days after the release of alpha 4, I received several bug
reports that evidently related to the install process. Today I release
alpha 5 which fixes these problems.
26 Jan 2015
Today I release the fourth alpha version of the Next Generation Toolbox.
This version features support for CMYK color space and color profiles for
4 Jan 2015
NG, alpha, license
The second and third preview versions (“alphas”) of the XL Toolbox offers basic
graphic export features. It is released under the Apache License V. 2.0
rather than the GNU General Public License.
6 Aug 2014
The very first alpha version of the Next Generation XL Toolbox add-in is
available for download. It can’t do much for users besides checking for
updates, but it represents the foundation of the Toolbox rewrite. Now I
can start adding features.
24 Dec 2013
NG, future, rewrite
In this second installment of the series on 'Shaping a new XL Toolbox', I examine the available choices of software tools for modern Office development.
22 Oct 2013
NG, future, rewrite
This is the first in a series of articles on the development of a new, better XL Toolbox.