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Range.Left Property 

The distance from the left edge of column A to the left edge of the range.

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

Dim range1 As Range

Dim returnValue As Object
returnValue = range1.Left

object Left {get;}
public System.Object get_Left();
function get Left() : Object;

If the range is discontinuous, the first area is used. If the range is more than one column wide, the leftmost column in the range is used.

If the window is maximized, this property returns a negative number that varies based on the width of the window border. Setting this property to 0 (zero) will make the window a tiny bit smaller than it would be if the application window were maximized. In other words, if this property is 0 (zero), the left border of the main Microsoft Excel window will just barely be visible on the screen.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Development Platforms

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

Target Platforms