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Range.AddressLocal Property

Office 2007
Returns the range reference for the specified range in the language of the user. Read-only String.


expression.AddressLocal(RowAbsolute, ColumnAbsolute, ReferenceStyle, External, RelativeTo)

expression   A variable that represents a Range object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
RowAbsoluteOptionalVariantTrue to return the row part of the reference as an absolute reference. The default value is True.
ColumnAbsoluteOptionalVariantTrue to return the column part of the reference as an absolute reference. The default value is True.
ReferenceStyleOptionalXlReferenceStyleOne of the constants for XlReferenceStyle specifying A1-style or R1C1-style reference.
ExternalOptionalVariantTrue to return an external reference. False to return a local reference. The default value is False.
RelativeToOptionalVariantIf RowAbsolute and ColumnAbsolute are both set to False and ReferenceStyle is set to xlR1C1, you must include a starting point for the relative reference. This argument is a Range object that defines the starting point for the reference.


If the reference contains more than one cell, RowAbsolute and ColumnAbsolute apply to all rows and all columns, respectively.


Assume that this example was created using U.S. English language support and was then run in using German language support. The example displays the text shown in the comments.

Visual Basic for Applications
Set mc = Worksheets(1).Cells(1, 1)
MsgBox mc.AddressLocal()                         ' $A$1
MsgBox mc.AddressLocal(RowAbsolute:=False)       ' $A1
MsgBox mc.AddressLocal(ReferenceStyle:=xlR1C1)   ' Z1S1
MsgBox mc.AddressLocal(ReferenceStyle:=xlR1C1, _
    RowAbsolute:=False, _
    ColumnAbsolute:=False, _
    RelativeTo:=Worksheets(1).Cells(3, 3))       ' Z(-2)S(-2)