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Workbook.Creator Property

Gets the application in which the workbook was created.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel (in Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.dll)

XlCreator Creator { get; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.XlCreator
One of the XlCreator values.

If the object was created in Microsoft Office Excel, this property returns the string XCEL, which is equivalent to the hexadecimal number 5843454C.

This property is designed to be used in Excel for the Macintosh, where each application has a four-character creator code. For example, Excel has the creator code XCEL.

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