Application.ReferenceStyle property (Excel)

Returns or sets how Microsoft Excel displays cell references and row and column headings in either A1 or R1C1 reference style. Read/write XlReferenceStyle.



expression A variable that represents an Application object.


XlReferenceStyle can be one of these constants:

  • xlA1
  • xlR1C1


This example displays the current reference style.

If Application.ReferenceStyle = xlR1C1 Then 
 MsgBox ("Microsoft Excel is using R1C1 references") 
 MsgBox ("Microsoft Excel is using A1 references") 
End If

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