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Application Interface 

Represents the entire Microsoft Excel application.

Namespace: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel
Assembly: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel (in

Public Class pplicationImplementation
	Implements Application
End Class
Dim pplicationImplementation1 As New pplicationImplementation()

public interface Application : _Application, AppEvents_Event
public interface Application implements _Application, AppEvents_Event
public interface Application implements _Application, , AppEvents_Event

The Application object contains:

  • Application-wide settings and options (for example, many of the options in the Options dialog box - accessed through the Tools menu).

  • Properties that return top-level objects, such as ActiveCell, ActiveSheet, and so on.

Use the Application property to return the Application object.

Development Platforms

Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003, and Windows 2000

Target Platforms