GetStarted element

Provides information used by the callout that appears when the add-in is installed in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote hosts. The GetStarted element is a child element of DesktopFormFactor.

Child elements

Element Required Description
Title Yes Defines where an add-in exposes functionality.
Description Yes A URL to a file that contains JavaScript functions.
LearnMoreUrl No A URL to a page that explains the add-in in detail.

Title

Required. The title used for the top of the callout. The resid attribute references a valid ID in the ShortStrings element in the Resources section.

Description

Required. The description / body content for the callout. The resid attribute references a valid ID in the LongStrings element in the Resources section.

LearnMoreUrl

Required. The URL to a page where the user can learn more about your add-in. The resid attribute references a valid ID in the Urls element in the Resources section.

NOTE: LearnMoreUrl does not currently render in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint clients. We recommend that you add this URL for all clients so that the URL will render when it becomes available.

Additional resources

The following code samples use the GetStarted element: