Name.RefersToRange property (Excel)

Returns the Range object referred to by a Name object. Read-only.



expression A variable that represents a Name object.


If the Name object doesn't refer to a range (for example, if it refers to a constant or a formula), this property fails.

To change the range that a name refers to, use the RefersTo property.


This example displays the number of rows and columns in the print area on the active worksheet.


Ensure that you establish a print area on the active sheet of the current workbook.

p = Sheets(ActiveSheet.Name).Names("Print_Area").RefersToRange.Value 
MsgBox "Print_Area: " & UBound(p, 1) & " rows, " & _ 
 UBound(p, 2) & " columns"

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