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OLEFormat Members (Word)

Office 2010

Represents the OLE characteristics (other than linking) for an OLE object, ActiveX control, or field.

Name

Description

Activate

Activates the specified OLEFormat object.

ActivateAs

Sets the Windows registry value that determines the default application used to activate the specified OLE object.

ConvertTo

Converts the specified OLE object from one class to another, making it possible for you to edit the object in a different server application, or changing how the object is displayed in the document.

DoVerb

Requests that an OLE object perform one of its available verbs — the actions an OLE object takes to activate its contents.

Edit

Opens the specified OLE object for editing in the application it was created in.

Open

Opens the specified OLEFormat object.

Name

Description

Application

Returns an Application object that represents the Microsoft Word application.

ClassType

Returns or sets the class type for the specified OLE object, picture, or field. Read/write String.

Creator

Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which the specified object was created. Read-only Long.

DisplayAsIcon

True if the specified object is displayed as an icon. Read/write Boolean.

IconIndex

Returns or sets the icon that is used when the DisplayAsIcon property is True. Read/write Long.

IconLabel

Returns or sets the text displayed below the icon for an OLE object. Read/write String.

IconName

Returns or sets the program file in which the icon for an OLE object is stored. Read/write String.

IconPath

Returns the path of the file in which the icon for an OLE object is stored. Read-only String.

Label

Returns a string that's used to identify the portion of the source file that's being linked. Read-only String.

Object

Returns an Object that represents the specified OLE object's top-level interface. .

Parent

Returns an Object that represents the parent object of the specified OLEFormat object.

PreserveFormattingOnUpdate

True preserves formatting done in Microsoft Word to a linked OLE object, such as a table linked to a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet. Read/write Boolean.

ProgID

Returns the programmatic identifier (ProgID) for the specified OLE object. Read-only String.

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