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CommandBarControl.Caption Property (Office)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Gets or sets the caption text for a command bar control. Read/write.

Note The use of CommandBars in some Microsoft Office applications has been superseded by the new ribbon component of the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface. For more information, search Help for the keyword "ribbon."


expression. Caption

expression A variable that represents a CommandBarControl object.

Return Value



This example adds a command bar control with a spelling checker button face to a custom command bar, and then it sets the caption to "Spelling checker."

Set myBar = CommandBars.Add(Name:="Custom", _ 
Position:=msoBarTop, Temporary:=True) 
myBar.Visible = True  
Set myControl = myBar.Controls _ 
.Add(Type:=msoControlButton, Id:=2) 
With myControl 
    .DescriptionText = "Starts the spelling checker" 
    .Caption = "Spelling checker" 
End With


Note A control's caption is also displayed as its default ScreenTip.

See also


CommandBarControl Object

Other resources

CommandBarControl Object Members

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