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Document.CustomDocumentProperties Property

Office 2007
Returns a DocumentProperties collection that represents all the custom document properties for the specified document.



expression   Required. A variable that represents a Document object.


Use the BuiltInDocumentProperties property to return the collection of built-in document properties.

Properties of type msoPropertyTypeString cannot exceed 255 characters in length.

For information about returning a single member of a collection, see Returning an Object from a Collection.


This example inserts a list of custom built-in properties at the end of the active document.

Visual Basic for Applications
Set myRange = ActiveDocument.Content
myRange.Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseEnd
For Each prop In ActiveDocument.CustomDocumentProperties
    With myRange
        .InsertAfter prop.Name & "= "
        .InsertAfter prop.Value
    End With

This example adds a custom built-in property to Sales.doc.

Visual Basic for Applications
thename = InputBox("Please type your name", "Name")
Documents("Sales.doc").CustomDocumentProperties.Add _
    Name:="YourName", LinkToContent:=False, Value:=thename, _