jeffhamblin

VBA support extended to ArcGIS 10.1?

Discussion created by jeffhamblin on Aug 31, 2011
Latest reply on Aug 27, 2013 by arisrinke
On this What's coming in ArcGIS 10.1 page, I found the following:


At ArcGIS 10.1 there will not be an ArcObjects VBA SDK nor will we support new VBA development with ArcGIS for Desktop. There will be an optional separate setup for legacy VBA support in the ArcGIS applications. This will require an additional license authorization similar to ArcGIS 10.

We are making VBA available if needed so existing solutions can continue to work while the code is being migrated to .NET. We recommend all users with VBA code start migrating now to an add-in or custom extension using the ArcObjects SDK for .NET or Java. This is the end of Esri's support of VBA as a development or customization language for ArcGIS.


Is this a softening of the hard cut-off that seemed indicated in the ArcGIS 10.0 to 10.1 Deprecation Plan  document?

Does not supporting new VBA development, yet supporting legacy VBA mean that it will run, but not be editable in 10.1 (with the additional setup and license, of course)?

I am writing Add-Ins going forward, but it would be nice to know precisely what the status is for VBA.

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