CommandBarPopup.Caption property (Office)

Gets or sets the caption text for a command bar control. Read/write.


The use of CommandBars in some Microsoft Office applications has been superseded by the new ribbon component of the Microsoft Office Fluent user interface.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 A variable that represents a CommandBarPopup object.

Return value



This example adds a command bar control with a spelling checker button face to a custom command bar, and then it sets the caption to Spelling checker.

Set myBar = CommandBars.Add(Name:="Custom", _ 
Position:=msoBarTop, Temporary:=True) 
myBar.Visible = True  
Set myControl = myBar.Controls _ 
.Add(Type:=msoControlButton, Id:=2) 
With myControl 
    .DescriptionText = "Starts the spelling checker" 
    .Caption = "Spelling checker" 
End With


A control's caption is also displayed as its default ScreenTip.

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