Object Property

Returns an Object that represents the specified OLE object's top-level interface. This property allows you to access the properties and methods of an ActiveX control or the application in which an OLE object was created. The OLE object must support OLE Automation for this property to work.


expression Required. An expression that returns an OLEFormat object.


This example sets the value of the first shape on the active document. For the example to work, this first shape must be an ActiveX control (for example, a check box or an option button).

With ActiveDocument.Shapes(1).OLEFormat
    Set myObj = .Object
End With
myObj.Value = True

This example adds a new ActiveX control to the active document. The example then activates the new option button and sets some of its properties.

Set myOB = ActiveDocument.Shapes _
With myOB.OLEFormat
    Set myObj = .Object
End With
With myObj
    .Value = False
    .Caption = "My Caption"
    .AutoSize = True
End With

Applies to | OLEFormat Object

See Also | Using Events with ActiveX Controls