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OLE Programmatic Identifiers (PowerPoint)

Last modified: February 07, 2012

Applies to: Office 2013 | PowerPoint 2013 | PowerPoint Automation Services | VBA

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ActiveX Controls
Microsoft Office Access
Microsoft Office Excel
Microsoft Graph
Microsoft Office Outlook
Microsoft Office PowerPoint
Microsoft Office Word

You can use an OLE programmatic identifier (sometimes called a ProgID) to create an Automation object. The following tables list OLE programmatic identifiers for Microsoft ActiveX controls, Microsoft Office applications, and Microsoft Office Web Components.

To create the ActiveX controls listed in the following table, use the corresponding OLE programmatic identifier.

To create this control

Use this identifier

CheckBox

Forms.CheckBox.1

ComboBox

Forms.ComboBox.1

CommandButton

Forms.CommandButton.1

Frame

Forms.Frame.1

Image

Forms.Image.1

Label

Forms.Label.1

ListBox

Forms.ListBox.1

MultiPage

Forms.MultiPage.1

OptionButton

Forms.OptionButton.1

ScrollBar

Forms.ScrollBar.1

SpinButton

Forms.SpinButton.1

TabStrip

Forms.TabStrip.1

TextBox

Forms.TextBox.1

ToggleButton

Forms.ToggleButton.1

To create the Microsoft Office Access objects listed in the following table, use one of the corresponding OLE programmatic identifiers. If you use an identifier without a version number suffix, you create an object in the most recent version of Access available on the computer where the macro is running.

To create this object

Use one of these identifiers

Application

Access.Application

CurrentData

Access.CodeData, Access.CurrentData

CurrentProject

Access.CodeProject, Access.CurrentProject

DefaultWebOptions

Access.DefaultWebOptions

To create the Microsoft Office Excel objects listed in the following table, use one of the corresponding OLE programmatic identifiers. If you use an identifier without a version number suffix, you create an object in the most recent version of Excel available on the computer where the macro is running.

To create this object

Use one of these identifiers

Comments

Application

Excel.Application

Workbook

Excel.AddIn

Workbook

Excel.Chart

Returns a workbook containing two worksheets; one for the chart and one for its data. The chart worksheet is the active worksheet.

Workbook

Excel.Sheet

Returns a workbook with one worksheet.

To create the Microsoft Graph objects listed in the following table, use one of the corresponding OLE programmatic identifiers. If you use an identifier without a version number suffix, you create an object in the most recent version of Graph available on the computer where the macro is running.

To create this object

Use one of these identifiers

Application

MSGraph.Application

Chart

MSGraph.Chart

To create the Microsoft Office Outlook object given in the following table, use one of the corresponding OLE programmatic identifiers. If you use an identifier without a version number suffix, you create an object in the most recent version of Outlook available on the computer where the macro is running.

To create this object

Use one of these identifiers

Application

Outlook.Application

To create the Microsoft Office PowerPoint object given in the following table, use one of the corresponding OLE programmatic identifiers. If you use an identifier without a version number suffix, you create an object in the most recent version of PowerPoint available on the computer where the macro is running.

To create this object

Use one of these identifiers

Application

PowerPoint.Application

To create the Microsoft Office Word objects listed in the following table, use one of the corresponding OLE programmatic identifiers. If you use an identifier without a version number suffix, you create an object in the most recent version of Word available on the computer where the macro is running.

To create this object

Use one of these identifiers

Application

Word.Application

Document

Word.Document, Word.Template

Global

Word.Global

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