Error Object [Excel 2003 VBA Language Reference]


Represents a spreadsheet error for a range.

Using the Error object

Use the Item property of the Errors object to return an Error object.

Once an Error object is returned, you can use the Value property, in conjunction with the Errors property to check whether a particular error checking option is enabled.

The following example creates a formula in cell A1 referencing empty cells, and then it uses Item(index), where index identifies the error type, to display a message stating the situation.

Sub CheckEmptyCells()

    Dim rngFormula As Range
    Set rngFormula = Application.Range("A1")

    ' Place a formula referencing empty cells.
    Range("A1").Formula = "=A2+A3"
    Application.ErrorCheckingOptions.EmptyCellReferences = True

    ' Perform check to see if EmptyCellReferences check is on.
    If rngFormula.Errors.Item(xlEmptyCellReferences).Value = True Then
        MsgBox "The empty cell references error checking feature is enabled."
        MsgBox "The empty cell references error checking feature is not on."
    End If

End Sub

Note  Be careful not to confuse the Error object with error handling features of Visual Basic.

Properties | Application Property | Creator Property | Ignore Property | Parent Property | Value Property

Parent Objects | Range

Child Objects

See Also | ErrorCheckingOptions Object