Names.Add(Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object, Object) Method

Definition

Defines a new name. Returns a Name object.

public Microsoft.Office.Interop.Excel.Name Add (object Name, object RefersTo, object Visible, object MacroType, object ShortcutKey, object Category, object NameLocal, object RefersToLocal, object CategoryLocal, object RefersToR1C1, object RefersToR1C1Local);

Parameters

Name
Object

Optional Object. Required if NameLocal isn't specified. The text to use as the name. Names cannot include spaces and cannot look like cell references.

RefersTo
Object

Optional Object. Required unless one of the other RefersTo arguments is specified. Describes what the name refers to (using A1-style notation). Note Nothing is returned if the reference does not exist.

Visible
Object

Optional Object. True to define the name normally. False to define the name as a hidden name (that is, it doesn't appear in either the Define Name, Paste Name, or Goto dialog box). The default value is True.

MacroType
Object

Optional Object. The macro type, as shown in the following table.ValueMeaning1User-defined function (Function procedure)2Macro (also known as Sub procedure)3 or omittedNone (that is, the name doesn't refer to a user-defined function or macro)

ShortcutKey
Object

Optional Object. The macro shortcut key. Must be a single letter, such as "z" or "Z". Applies only for command macros.

Category
Object

Optional Object. The category of the macro or function if MacroType is 1 or 2. The category is used in the Function Wizard. Existing categories can be referred to either by number (starting at 1) or by name (in the language of the macro). Microsoft Excel creates a new category if the specified category doesn't already exist.

NameLocal
Object

Optional Object. Required if Name isn't specified. The text to use as the name (in the language of the user). Names cannot include spaces and cannot look like cell references.

RefersToLocal
Object

Optional Object. Required unless one of the other RefersTo arguments is specified. Describes what the name refers to (in the language of the user, using A1-style notation).

CategoryLocal
Object

Optional Object. Required if Category isn't specified. Text identifying the category of a custom function in the language of the user.

RefersToR1C1
Object

Optional Object. Required unless one of the other RefersTo arguments is specified. Describes what the name refers to (using R1C1-style notation).

RefersToR1C1Local
Object

Optional Object. Required unless one of the other RefersTo arguments is specified. Describes what the name refers to (in the language of the user, using R1C1-style notation).

Returns

Applies to