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Visual Studio Tools for Office: Using Visual Basic 2005 with Excel, Word, Outlook, and InfoPath by Eric Lippert, Eric Carter

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5. Working with Excel Objects

Working with the Application Object

This chapter covers some of the major objects in the Excel object model, starting with the Application object. The major objects in the Excel object model have many methods and properties, and it is beyond the scope of this book to describe these objects completely. Instead, this chapter focuses on the most commonly used methods and properties.

The Application object has the largest number of methods, properties, and events of any object in the Excel object model. The Application object is also the root object in the Excel object model hierarchy. You can access all the other objects in the object model by starting at the Application object and accessing its properties and the ...

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