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1. Something designed or intended for use in conjunction with another.
2. Computers See plug-in.

add′-in′ adj.
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a component, as an expansion card or chip, added to a computer to expand its capabilities.
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Noun1.add-in - a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilitiesadd-in - a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
CPU board, mother board - the main circuit board for a computer
PC board - a removable circuit board for a personal computer; fits into a slot in the mother board
printed circuit - computer circuit consisting of an electronic sub-assembly; copper conductors are laminated on an insulating board or card and circuit components are inserted into holes and dip soldered
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In this paper, we have approached a high interest research topic regarding the development of customized Office solutions by designing and implementing a Component Object Model Add-In (COM Add-In) for repurposing the controls' default actions and states and for extending the features offered by the Office suite.
The exhibits will include 35 barrel and oak tank makers, oak add-in manufacturers, barrel-cleaning and sanitation suppliers and other oak-related wine industry vendors.
After explaining the basics of how to program with VBA, she addresses security and debugging, the design of programs, and the creation of toolbars and add-ins. She then discusses special topics such as working files and strings of text, creating charts, the use of built-in dialog boxes, the creation of custom user forms, the use of the Solver Add-in for optimization, and simulation studies.
Solution 11 XL is an add-in for Microsoft[R] Excel enabling full compliance with 21 CFR Part 11.
When the add-in is selected, the current part is opened directly in Mastercam.
I now have all the functions available to me within Microsoft Excel through an add-in package that Chemica-Logic developed to do the same job, but in a way that is much more compatible with today's computer technology.
According to Concept Searching, clients will be offered the option to continue to use or purchase either the existing product or the Add-in. It reports that Microsoft has been promoting the development of "Add-ins" to boost its ecosystem of third-party applications and services available in SharePoint and SharePoint Online, and Add-ins will form an important component of Microsoft's plans for Office.
Repeat this process for each Microsoft application you use, and for each type of available add-in. If you later change your mind, you can reinstate an add-in you disabled simply by rechecking its box.