Application.AppExecute method (Project)

Starts an application.


expression. AppExecute( _Window_, _Command_, _Minimize_, _Activate_ )

expression A variable that represents an Application object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Window Optional String The caption of the application to activate.
Command Optional String The command to start the application. Required if Window is omitted. If the application is running, Command is ignored.
Minimize Optional Boolean True if the main window is minimized. The default value is False.
Activate Optional Boolean True if the application is activated. The default value is True.

Return value



The following example starts and activates Microsoft Excel.

Sub StartMicrosoftExcel() 
 AppExecute Command:="Excel.exe" 
End Sub

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