CommandBarButton.Id property (Office)

Gets the ID for a built-in CommandBarButton control. Read-only.


The use of CommandBars in some Microsoft Office applications has been superseded by the new ribbon component of the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface. For more information, see Overview of the Office Fluent ribbon.



expression Required. A variable that represents a CommandBarButton object.


A control's ID determines the built-in action for that control. The value of the Id property for all custom controls is 1.


This example changes the button face of the first control on the command bar named Custom2 if the button's ID value is less than 25.

Set ctrl = CommandBars("Custom").Controls(1) 
With ctrl 
    If .Id < 25 Then 
        .FaceId = 17 
        .Tag = "Changed control" 
    End If 
End With

The following example changes the caption of every control on the toolbar named Standard to the current value of the Id property for that control.

For Each ctl In CommandBars("Standard").Controls 
    ctl.Caption = CStr(ctl.Id) 
Next ctl

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