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BuiltinDocumentProperties Property
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Workbook.BuiltinDocumentProperties Property

Gets a Microsoft.Office.Core.DocumentProperties collection that represents all the built-in document properties for the workbook.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel
Assemblies:   Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel (in Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.dll)
  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.v4.0.Utilities (in Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.v4.0.Utilities.dll)

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ReadOnly Property BuiltinDocumentProperties As Object

Property Value

Type: System.Object
A Microsoft.Office.Core.DocumentProperties collection that represents all the built-in document properties for the workbook.

This property returns the entire collection of built-in document properties. Use the Microsoft.Office.Core.DocumentProperties.Item(System.Object) property to return a single member of the collection (a Microsoft.Office.Core.DocumentProperties object) by specifying either the name of the property or the collection index (as a number).

You can refer to document properties either by index value or by name. The following list shows the available built-in document property names:

  • Title

  • Subject

  • Author

  • Keywords

  • Comments

  • Template

  • Last Author

  • Revision Number

  • Application Name

  • Last Print Date

  • Creation Date

  • Last Save Time

  • Total Editing Time

  • Number of Pages

  • Number of Words

  • Number of Characters

  • Security

  • Category

  • Format

  • Manager

  • Company

  • Number of Bytes

  • Number of Lines

  • Number of Paragraphs

  • Number of Slides

  • Number of Notes

  • Number of Hidden Slides

  • Number of Multimedia Clips

  • Hyperlink Base

  • Number of Characters (with spaces)

Container applications are not required to define values for every built-in document property. If Microsoft Office Excel does not define a value for one of the built-in document properties, reading the Microsoft.Office.Core.DocumentProperties.Value property for that document property throws an exception.

Use the CustomDocumentProperties property to return the collection of custom document properties.

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