PlatformType enumeration

Specifies the OS or other platform on which the Office host application is running.

Hosts: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Project, Access
Last changed 1.1



Enumeration Value Description
Office.PlatformType.PC "pc" The platform is PC (Windows).
Office.PlatformType.OfficeOnline "officeOnline" The platform is Office Online.
Office.PlatformType.Mac "mac" The platform is Mac.
Office.PlatformType.iOS "iOS" The platform an iOS device.
Office.PlatformType.Android "android" The platform is an Android device.
Office.PlatformType.Universal "universal" The platform is WinRT.

Support details

A capital Y in the following matrix indicates that this enumeration is supported in the corresponding Office host application. An empty cell indicates that the Office host application doesn't support this enumeration.

For more information about Office host application and server requirements, see Requirements for running Office Add-ins.

Supported hosts, by platform

Office for Windows desktop Office Online (in browser) Office for iPad OWA for Devices Office for Mac
Access Y
Excel Y Y Y
Outlook Y Y Y Y
PowerPoint Y Y Y
Project Y
Word Y Y Y
Add-in types Content, Outlook (compose mode), task pane
Library Office.js
Namespace Office

Support history

Version Changes
1.1 Introduced