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OLE Programmatic Identifiers

Office 2003

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

ActiveX Controls

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Graph

Microsoft Office Web Components

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft PowerPoint

Microsoft Word

ActiveX Controls

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

Microsoft Access

To create the Microsoft 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 machine 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

Microsoft Excel

To create the Microsoft 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 machine where the macro is running.

To create this object Use this identifier 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.

Microsoft Graph

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 machine where the macro is running.

To create this object Use this identifier
Application MSGraph.Application
Chart MSGraph.Chart

Microsoft Office Web Components

To create the Microsoft Office Web Components 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 Microsoft Office Web Components available on the machine where the macro is running.

To create this object Use one of these identifiers
ChartSpace OWC.Chart
DataSourceControl OWC.DataSourceControl
ExpandControl OWC.ExpandControl
PivotTable OWC.PivotTable
RecordNavigationControl OWC.RecordNavigationControl
Spreadsheet OWC.Spreadsheet

Microsoft Outlook

To create the Microsoft 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 machine where the macro is running.

To create this object Use this identifier
Application Outlook.Application

Microsoft PowerPoint

To create the Microsoft 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 machine where the macro is running.

To create this object Use this identifier
Application PowerPoint.Application

Microsoft Word

To create the Microsoft 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 machine 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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