SourceItem Property [Access 2003 VBA Language Reference]
You can use the SourceItem property to specify the data within a file to be linked when you create a linked OLE object. Read/write String.
expression Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.
You can set the SourceItem property by specifying data in units recognized by the application supplying the object. For example, when you link to Microsoft Excel, you specify the SourceItem property setting by using a cell or cell-range reference such as R1C1 or R3C4:R9C22 or a named range such as Revenues.
Note To determine the syntax to describe a unit of data for a particular object, see the documentation for the application that was used to create the object.
In Visual Basic, you set this property by using a string expression.
The following example creates a linked OLE object using an unbound object frame named
OLE1 and sizes the control to display the object's entire contents when the user clicks a command button.
Sub Command1_Click OLE1.Class = "Excel.Sheet" ' Set class name. ' Specify type of object. OLE1.OLETypeAllowed = acOLELinked ' Specify source file. OLE1.SourceDoc = "C:\Excel\Oletext.xls" ' Specify data to create link to. OLE1.SourceItem = "R1C1:R5C5" ' Create linked object. OLE1.Action = acOLECreateLink ' Adjust control size. OLE1.SizeMode = acOLESizeZoom End Sub