AboveAverage.Creator Property (Excel)

Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which this object was created. Read-only Long .


expression. Creator

expression A variable that represents an AboveAverage object.


If the object was created in Microsoft Excel, this property returns the string XCEL, which is equivalent to the hexadecimal number 5843454C. The Creator property is designed to be used in Microsoft Excel for the Macintosh, where each application has a four-character creator code. For example, Microsoft Excel has the creator code XCEL.


This example displays a message about the creator of an Excel workbook.

Sub FindCreator() 
 Dim myObject As Excel.Workbook 
 Set myObject = ActiveWorkbook 
 If myObject.Creator = &;h5843454c Then 
 MsgBox "This is a Microsoft Excel object." 
 MsgBox "This is not a Microsoft Excel object." 
 End If 
End Sub

See also

AboveAverage Object