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Project.GetDisplayNameFromObjectMatchingID Method (Project)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Returns the display name of an object.


expression. GetDisplayNameFromObjectMatchingID( ** ObjectType, ** MatchingID )

expression A variable that represents a Project object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
ObjectTypeRequiredLongThe type of object. Can be one of the PjOrganizer constants.
MatchingIDRequiredStringString specifying the matching name of the object.

Return Value



You can use the GetDisplayNameFromObjectMatchingID method to get the display name in a multilanguage environment that uses Object Matching Identifier (OMID) fields. For more information, see the UseOMIDs property.


The following example gets the display name of View object that has the Matching ID "My Gantt Chart".

MsgBox(ActiveProject.GetDisplayNameFromObjectMatchingID(pjView, "My Gantt Chart"))
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