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WorksheetBase.ActivateEvent Event


Occurs when the worksheet is activated.

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

public event DocEvents_ActivateEventHandler ActivateEvent

The following code example demonstrates a handler for the ActivateEvent event that displays the name of the worksheet when it is activated.

This example is for a document-level customization.

private void WorksheetActivateEvent()
    this.ActivateEvent += 
        new Excel.DocEvents_ActivateEventHandler(

void Worksheet1_ActivateEvent()
    MessageBox.Show(this.Name + " was activated.");
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