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SharedWorkspace.Creator Property (Office)

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Gets a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which the SharedWorkspace object was created. Read-only.

Note Beginning with Microsoft Office 2010, this object or member has been deprecated and should not be used.


expression. Creator

expression A variable that represents a SharedWorkspace object.

Return Value



As an example, if the object was created in Microsoft Word, this property returns 1297307460, which represents the string "MSWD"; in Microsoft Excel, this property returns 1480803660. This value can also be represented by the constant wdCreatorCode in Word, or xlCreatorCode in Excel. The Creator property was primarily designed to be used on the Macintosh, where each application has a four-character creator code. For example, Microsoft Word has the creator code MSWD. For additional information about this property, consult the language reference Help included with Microsoft Office Macintosh Edition.

See also


SharedWorkspace Object

Other resources

SharedWorkspace Object Members

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