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COMAddIns Property [Access 2003 VBA Language Reference]

Office 2003

You can use the COMAddIns property to return a reference to the current COMAddIns collection object and its related properties. Read-only COMAddIns object.


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


The COMAddIns property is available only by using Visual Basic and is read-only.

The COMAddIns collection object is the collection of all currently registered COM add-ins of an application. You can refer to individual members of the collection by using the member object's index or a string expression that is the name of the member object. The first member object in the collection has an index value of 1 and the total number of member objects in the collection is the value of the COMAddIns collection's Count property.

Once you establish a reference to the COMAddIns collection object, you can access all the properties and methods of the object. You can set a reference to the COMAddIns collection object by clicking References on the Tools menu while in module Design view. Then set a reference to the Microsoft Office 11.0 Object Library in the References dialog box by selecting the appropriate check box. Microsoft Access can set this reference for you if you use a Microsoft Office 11.0 Object Library constant to set a COMAddIns collection object's property or as an argument to a COMAddIns collection object's method.

Applies to | Application Object