Application.Caller property (Excel)
Returns information about how Visual Basic was called (for more information, see the Remarks section).
expression A variable that represents an Application object.
|Index||Optional||Variant||An index to the array. This argument is used only when the property returns an array (for more information, see the Remarks section).|
This property returns information about how Visual Basic was called, as shown in the following table.
|A custom function entered in a single cell||A Range object specifying that cell|
|A custom function that is part of an array formula in a range of cells||A Range object specifying that range of cells|
|An Auto_Open, Auto_Close, Auto_Activate, or Auto_Deactivate macro||The name of the document as text|
|A macro set by either the OnDoubleClick or OnEntry property||The name of the chart object identifier or cell reference (if applicable) to which the macro applies|
|The Macro dialog box (Tools menu), or any caller not described above||The #REF! error value|
This example displays information about how Visual Basic was called.
Select Case TypeName(Application.Caller) Case "Range" v = Application.Caller.Address Case "String" v = Application.Caller Case "Error" v = "Error" Case Else v = "unknown" End Select MsgBox "caller = " & v
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