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Workbook.SetLinkOnData Method

Office 2007
Sets the name of a procedure that runs whenever a DDE link is updated.


expression.SetLinkOnData(Name, Procedure)

expression   A variable that represents a Workbook object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
NameRequiredStringThe name of the DDE/OLE link, as returned from the LinkSources method.
ProcedureOptionalVariantThe name of the procedure to be run when the link is updated. This can be either a Microsoft Excel 4.0 macro or a Visual Basic procedure. Set this argument to an empty string ("") to indicate that no procedure should run when the link is updated.


This example sets the name of the procedure that runs whenever the DDE link is updated.

Visual Basic for Applications
ActiveWorkbook.SetLinkOnData _
    "WinWord|'C:\MSGFILE.DOC'!DDE_LINK1", _