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NamedRange.Parent Property

Gets the parent object of the NamedRange control.

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

Object Parent { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Object
The parent object of the NamedRange control.

The following code example creates a NamedRange and then uses the Parent property to display the name of the parent Worksheet of the NamedRange.

This example is for a document-level customization.

Microsoft.Office.Tools.Excel.NamedRange parentNameRange;
private void DisplayParentName()
{
    parentNameRange = this.Controls.AddNamedRange(
         this.Range["B2"], "parentNameRange");
    parentNameRange.Select();
    Excel.Worksheet parentSheet = 
        (Excel.Worksheet)this.parentNameRange.Parent;
    MessageBox.Show("The NamedRange is in worksheet: " + 
        parentSheet.Name);
}

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