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NamedRange.RefersTo Property

Gets or sets the formula that the NamedRange control is defined to refer to, using A1-style notation.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel (in Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.dll)

string RefersTo { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The formula that the NamedRange control is defined to refer to. The formula uses A1-style notation and begins with an equal sign.

Use the RefersTo property to change the range that a NamedRange control refers to.

The following code example creates a NamedRange and displays the formula for the NamedRange. It then assigns a new cell to the NamedRange and displays the new formula.

This example is for a document-level customization.


Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.NamedRange refersToRange;
private void DisplayFormula()
{
    refersToRange = this.Controls.AddNamedRange(
         this.Range["C1", "D2"], "refersToRange");
    MessageBox.Show(refersToRange.RefersTo);
    refersToRange.RefersTo = "=Sheet1!$C$3";
    refersToRange.Select();
    MessageBox.Show(refersToRange.RefersTo);
}


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