Application.ActivateMicrosoftApp method (Excel)

Activates a Microsoft application. If the application is already running, this method activates the running application. If the application isn't running, this method starts a new instance of the application.


expression.ActivateMicrosoftApp (Index)

expression A variable that represents an Application object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Index Required XlMSApplication Specifies the Microsoft application to activate.


This example starts and activates Word.

Application.ActivateMicrosoftApp xlMicrosoftWord

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