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Project Explorer

This page is specific to the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Language Reference for Office 2010.


Displays a hierarchical list of the projects and all of the items contained in and referenced by each of the projects.

Gg264136.tbr_code_ZA01201689(en-us,office.14).gifView Code

Displays the Code window so you can write and edit code associated with the selected item.

Gg264136.tbr_obj_ZA01201719(en-us,office.14).gifView Object

Displays the Object window for the selected item, an existing Document or UserForm.

Gg264136.tbr_tgfd_ZA01201756(en-us,office.14).gifToggle Folders

Hides and shows the object folders while still showing the individual items contained within them.

List window

Lists the all loaded projects and the items included in each project.

  • Project.

    Gg264136.ic_proj_ZA01201614(en-us,office.14).gifThe project and items contained within it.

    • UserForms Gg264136.avhgn002_ZA01201572(en-us,office.14).gif All .frm files associated with the project.

    • Document The document associated with the project. For example, in Microsoft Word, it is the Word document.

    • Modules Gg264136.avhgn003_ZA01201573(en-us,office.14).gif All .bas modules for the project.

    • Class Modules Gg264136.avhgn004_ZA01201574(en-us,office.14).gif All .cls files for the project.

    • ActiveX Designers Gg264136.vb10v41_ZA01201803(en-us,office.14).gif All designers, .dsr files, in the project.

    • References Gg264136.avhgn007_ZA01201575(en-us,office.14).gif References to other projects that you have set using the References command on the Tools menu.