Application.FileValidation property (Excel)

Returns or sets how Excel will validate files before opening them. Read/write.

Syntax

expression.FileValidation

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

Return value

MsoFileValidationMode

Remarks

Files that do not pass validation will be opened in a Protected View window. If you set the FileValidation property, that setting will remain in effect for the entire session that the application is open.

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