OLEFormat.ProgID Property (Word)

Returns the programmatic identifier (ProgID) for the specified OLE object. Read-only String .


expression. ProgID

expression Required. A variable that represents an 'OLEFormat' object.


The ProgID and ClassType properties will (by default) return the same string. However, you can change the ClassType property for DDE links.

Security Note

For information about programmatic identifiers, see OLE Programmatic Identifiers.


This example loops through all the floating shapes in the active document and sets all linked Microsoft Excel worksheets to be updated automatically.

For Each s In ActiveDocument.Shapes 
 If s.Type = msoLinkedOLEObject Then 
 If s.OLEFormat.ProgID = "Excel.Sheet" Then 
 s.LinkFormat.AutoUpdate = True 
 End If 
 End If 

See also

OLEFormat Object