Workbook.SetLinkOnData Method (Excel)

Office 2013 and later
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Sets the name of a procedure that runs whenever a DDE link is updated.

expression .SetLinkOnData(Name, Procedure)

expression A variable that represents a Workbook object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Name

Required

String

The name of the DDE/OLE link, as returned from the LinkSources method.

Procedure

Optional

Variant

The name of the procedure to be run when the link is updated. This can be either a Microsoft Excel 4.0 macro or a Visual Basic procedure. Set this argument to an empty string ("") to indicate that no procedure should run when the link is updated.

This example sets the name of the procedure that runs whenever the DDE link is updated.

ActiveWorkbook.SetLinkOnData _ 
 "WinWord|'C:\MSGFILE.DOC'!DDE_LINK1", _ 
 "my_Link_Update_Macro"
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