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_OLEObject Members 

Represents an ActiveX control or a linked or embedded OLE object on a worksheet. The OLEObject object is a member of the OLEObjects collection. The OLEObjects collection contains all the OLE objects on a single worksheet.

The following tables list the members exposed by the _OLEObject type.

  Name Description
Application This property returns an Application object that represents the creator of the specified object (you can use this property with an OLE Automation object to return the application of that object). Read-only.
AutoLoad True if the OLE object is automatically loaded when the workbook that contains it is opened. Read/write Boolean.
AutoUpdate True if the OLE object is updated automatically when the source changes. Valid only if the object is linked (its OLEType property must be xlOLELink). Read-only Boolean.
Border Returns a Border object that represents the border of the object.
BottomRightCell Returns a Range object that represents the cell that lies under the lower-right corner of the object. Read-only.
Creator Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which this object was created. If the object was created in Microsoft Excel, this property returns the string XCEL, which is equivalent to the hexadecimal number 5843454C. Read-only xlCreatorCode.
Enabled True if the object is enabled. Read/write Boolean.
Height The height, in points, of the object. Read/write Double.
Index Returns the index number of the object within the collection of similar objects. Read-only Integer.
Interior Returns an Interior object that represents the interior of the specified object.
Left The distance, in points, from the left edge of the object to the left edge of column A (on a worksheet) or the left edge of the chart area (on a chart). Read/write Double.
LinkedCell Returns or sets the worksheet range linked to the control's value. If you place a value in the cell, the control takes this value. Likewise, if you change the value of the control, that value is also placed in the cell. Read/write String.
ListFillRange Returns or sets the worksheet range used to fill the specified list box. Setting this property destroys any existing list in the list box. Read/write String.
Locked True if the object is locked, False if the object can be modified when the sheet is protected. Read/write Boolean.
Name Returns or sets the name of the object. Read/write String.
Object Returns the OLE Automation object associated with this OLE object. Read-only Object.
OLEType Returns the OLE object type. Can be one of the following XlOLEType constants: xlOLELink or xlOLEEmbed. Returns xlOLELink if the object is linked (it exists outside of the file) or returns xlOLEEmbed if the object is embedded (it's entirely contained within the file). Read-only Object.
Parent Returns the parent object for the specified object. Read-only.
Placement Returns or sets the way the object is attached to the cells below it. Read/write Object.
PrintObject True if the object will be printed when the document is printed. Read/write Boolean.
progID Returns the programmatic identifiers for the object. Read-only String.
Shadow True if the font is a shadow font or if the object has a shadow. Read/write Boolean.
ShapeRange Returns a ShapeRange object that represents the specified object or objects. Read-only.
SourceName Returns or sets the specified object's link source name. Read/write String.
Top The distance, in points, from the top edge of the object to the top of row 1 (on a worksheet) or the top of the chart area (on a chart). Read/write Double.
TopLeftCell Returns a Range object that represents the cell that lies under the upper-left corner of the specified object. Read-only.
Visible Determines whether the object is visible. Read/write Boolean.
Width The width, in points, of the object. Read/write Double.
ZOrder Returns the z-order position of the object. Read-only Integer.

  Name Description
Activate Activates the object.
BringToFront Brings the object to the front of the z-order.
Copy Copies the object to the Clipboard.
CopyPicture Copies the selected object to the Clipboard as a picture. Object.
Cut Cuts the object to the Clipboard or pastes it into a specified destination.
Delete Deletes the object.
Duplicate Duplicates the object and returns a reference to the new copy.
Select Selects the object.
SendToBack Sends the object to the back of the z-order.
Update Updates the link.
Verb Sends a verb to the server of the specified OLE object.