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Application.OptionsGeneralEx Method (Project)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Sets some options that are on the General, Schedule, and Advanced tabs of the Project Options dialog box.

Syntax

expression. OptionsGeneralEx( ** PlanningWizard, ** WizardUsage, ** WizardErrors, ** WizardScheduling, ** ShowTipOfDay, ** AutoAddResources, ** StandardRate, ** OvertimeRate, ** LastFile, ** SummaryInfo, ** UserName, ** SetDefaults, ** ShowWelcome, ** AutoFilter, ** MacroVirusProtection, ** DisplayRecentFiles, ** RecentFilesMaximum, ** FontConversion, ** ShowStartupWorkpane, ** MaxUndoRecords )

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

Parameters

NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
PlanningWizardOptionalBooleanTrue if the Planning Wizard is active. Planning Wizard settings are on the Advanced tab ofn the Project Options dialog box.
WizardUsageOptionalBooleanTrue if the Planning Wizard displays tips about using Project more effectively.
WizardErrorsOptionalBooleanTrue if the Planning Wizard displays messages about errors.
WizardSchedulingOptionalBooleanTrue if the Planning Wizard displays messages about scheduling problems.
ShowTipOfDayOptionalBecause of changes in the Project object model, this argument no longer has an effect. It is retained for backward compatibility.
AutoAddResourcesOptionalBooleanTrue if resources are automatically added to the resource pool.
StandardRateOptionalVariantThe default standard pay rate for resources.
OvertimeRateOptionalVariantThe default overtime pay rate for resources.
LastFileOptionalBooleanTrue if the last opened file is automatically opened when Project starts.
SummaryInfoOptionalBooleanTrue if the Project Information dialog box appears when a new project is created.
UserNameOptionalStringThe name of the current user.
SetDefaultsOptionalBooleanTrue if the values of AutoAddResources, StandardRate, and OvertimeRate are used as default values for new projects.
ShowWelcomeOptionalBecause of changes in the Project object model, this argument no longer has an effect. It is retained for backward compatibility.
AutoFilterOptionalBooleanTrue if the AutoFilter is active.
MacroVirusProtectionOptionalBecause of changes in the Project object model, this argument no longer has an effect. It is retained for backward compatibility.
DisplayRecentFilesOptionalBooleanTrue if a list of recently used files appears on the File menu.
RecentFilesMaximumOptionalIntegerThe maximum number of recently used files to display on the File menu. Can be a number from 0 to 9. Setting RecentFilesMaximum to 0 also sets DisplayRecentFiles to False.
FontConversionOptionalBooleanTrue if the font automatically changes when opening a file that uses a font that cannot display native characters. The FontConversion argument is ignored unless an East Asian version of Project is used.
ShowStartupWorkpaneOptionalBecause of changes in the Project object model, this argument no longer has an effect. It is retained for backward compatibility.
MaxUndoRecordsOptionalVariantThe maximum number of records stored in the undo stack.

Return Value

Boolean

Remarks

If an argument is omitted, the default value is specified by the corresponding settings in the Project Options dialog box.

Using the OptionsGeneralEx method without specifying any arguments displays the Project Options dialog box with the General tab selected.

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