Start using your Office Add-in
The best way to fire up one of your Office add-ins depends on which application you’re using (Word, Excel, etc...).
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Start using Office add-ins in Office 2016 applications
You can use the new web Office Add-ins in most of the Office 2016 applications.
Start an Office add-in for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Project
If you’re using Word 2016, Excel 2016, or PowerPoint 2016, click Insert > My Add-ins.
In Project 2016, click Project > My Add-ins.
Then click Refresh to update the list in the Office Add-ins dialog.
Double-click the add-in you want to use.
Start an Office Add-in for Outlook 2016
Open an email message where your add-in is active.
For example, when you open an email message that has a street address, the Bing Maps add-in automatically appears in a gray bar near the top of the message.
Click the add-in name in the bar below the message header to open it.
Using Office Add-ins in Access web apps
To learn how to insert and use Office Add-ins within Access web apps, see the following articles:
Start using apps for Office in Office 2013 applications
The dialogs and other messages you see in Office 2013 applications currently show apps for Office for the add-ins based on the web technologies provided by the new Office Add-ins model. These dialogs and messages are changing to Office Add-ins.
Start an app for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or Project
If you’re using Word 2013, Excel 2013, or PowerPoint 2013, click Insert > My Apps.
If you’re using Project 2013, click Project > Apps for Office.
Note If one of your apps doesn’t show up in the list, click Refresh.
Double-click the app you want to use.
Start a dictionary app in Word 2013
Right-click a word and then click Define.
Start an app for Outlook 2013
Open an email message where your app is active.
For example, when you open an email message that has a street address, the Bing Maps app automatically appears in a gray bar near the top of the message.
Click the app name in the bar below the message header to open it.