General Tab (Project Properties Dialog Box)
Last modified: December 06, 2011
Applies to: Office 2013 | VBA
Specifies the settings for the current Visual Basic project. The name of the project is displayed in the title bar.
Identifies your component in the Windows Registry and the Object Browser. It is important that it has a unique name.
The project name is the name of the type library for your component. The type library, or TypeLib, contains the description of the objects and interfaces provided by your component.
It is also used to qualify the names of classes. A combination of project name and class name is sometimes referred to as a fully qualified class name, or as a programmatic ID. The fully qualified class name may be required to correctly identify an object as belonging to your component.
Help File Name
Displays the name of the Help file associated with the project.
Sets the descriptive text that is displayed in the Description pane at the bottom of the Object Browser.
Project Help Context ID
Conditional Compilation Arguments
Lists the constant declarations used for conditional compilation.