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Creator Property

Office 2003

Returns a Long that represents the four-character creator code for the application in which the specified object was created. For example, if the object was created in PowerPoint, this property returns the hexadecimal number 50575054. Read-only.


expression    Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.


The Creator property is designed to be used in Microsoft Office applications for the Macintosh.


This example displays a message about the creator of myObject.

Set myObject = Application.ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes(1)
If myObject.Creator = &h50575054 Then
    MsgBox "This is a PowerPoint object"
    MsgBox "This is not a PowerPoint object"
End If