PivotCache.RobustConnect Property (Excel)
Returns or sets how the PivotTable cache connects to its data source. Read/write XlRobustConnect .
expression A variable that represents a PivotCache object.
| XlRobustConnect can be one of these XlRobustConnect constants.| | xlAlways . The cache always uses external source information (as defined by the SourceConnectionFile or SourceDataFile property) to reconnect.| | xlAsRequired . The cache uses external source info to reconnect using the Connection property.| | xlNever . The cache never uses source info to reconnect.|
The following example determines the setting for the cache connection and notifies the user. The example assumes a PivotTable exists on the active worksheet.
Sub CheckRobustConnect() Dim pvtCache As PivotCache Set pvtCache = Application.ActiveWorkbook.PivotCaches.Item(1) ' Determine the connection robustness and notify user. Select Case pvtCache.RobustConnect Case xlAlways MsgBox "The PivotTable cache is always connected to its source." Case xlAsRequired MsgBox "The PivotTable cache is connected to its source as required." Case xlNever MsgBox "The PivotTable cache is never connected to its source." End Select End Sub