OLEObject Properties (Excel)

This object has the following properties:

Name

Description

Application

When used without an object qualifier, this property returns an Application object that represents the Microsoft Excel application. When used with an object qualifier, this property returns an Application object that represents the creator of the specified object (you can use this property with an OLE Automation object to return the application of that object). Read-only.

AutoLoad

True if the OLE object is automatically loaded when the workbook that contains it is opened. Read/write Boolean.

AutoUpdate

True if the OLE object is updated automatically when the source changes. Valid only if the object is linked (its OLEType property must be xlOLELink). Read-only Boolean.

Border

Returns a Border object that represents the border of the object.

BottomRightCell

Returns a Range object that represents the cell that lies under the lower-right corner of the object. Read-only.

Creator

Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which this object was created. Read-only Long.

Enabled

True if the object is enabled. Read/write Boolean.

Height

Returns or sets a Double value that represents the height, in points, of the object.

Index

Returns a Long value that represents the index number of the object within the collection of similar objects.

Interior

Returns an Interior object that represents the interior of the specified object.

Left

Returns or sets a Double value that represents the distance, in points, from the left edge of the object to the left edge of column A (on a worksheet) or the left edge of the chart area (on a chart).

LinkedCell

Returns or sets the worksheet range linked to the control's value. If you place a value in the cell, the control takes this value. Likewise, if you change the value of the control, that value is also placed in the cell. Read/write String.

ListFillRange

Returns or sets the worksheet range used to fill the specified list box. Setting this property destroys any existing list in the list box. Read/write String.

Locked

Returns or sets a Boolean value that indicates if the object is locked.

Name

Returns or sets a String value representing the name of the object.

Object

Returns the OLE Automation object associated with this OLE object. Read-only Object.

OLEType

Returns the OLE object type. Can be one of the following XlOLEType constants: xlOLELink or xlOLEEmbed. Returns xlOLELink if the object is linked (it exists outside of the file), or returns xlOLEEmbed if the object is embedded (it's entirely contained within the file). Read-only Long.

Parent

Returns the parent object for the specified object. Read-only.

Placement

Returns or sets a Variant value, containing an XlPlacement constant, that represents the way the object is attached to the cells below it.

PrintObject

True if the object will be printed when the document is printed. Read/write Boolean.

progID

Returns the programmatic identifiers for the object. Read-only String.

Shadow

Returns or sets a Boolean value that determines if the object has a shadow.

ShapeRange

Returns a ShapeRange object that represents the specified object or objects. Read-only.

SourceName

Returns or sets a String value that represents the specified object's link source name.

Top

Returns or sets a Double value that represents the distance, in points, from the top edge of the object to the top of row 1 (on a worksheet) or the top of the chart area (on a chart).

TopLeftCell

Returns a Range object that represents the cell that lies under the upper-left corner of the specified object. Read-only.

Visible

Returns or sets a Boolean value that determines whether the object is visible. Read/write.

Width

Returns or sets a Double value that represents the width, in points, of the object.

ZOrder

Returns the z-order position of the object. Read-only Long.

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