OpenDocuments.EditDocument2 Method

Applies to: SharePoint Foundation 2010

Opens the specified document for editing with its associated application or with the specified editor based on the specified window object.

expression.EditDocument2(pdisp, bstrDocumentLocation, varProgID)



An expression that returns an OpenDocuments Control object.


An Object that represents the window from which the EditDocument2 method is being activated.


A string that contains the URL of the document to open for editing.


An optional string that contains the ProgID of the application with which to edit the document. If this argument is omitted, the default editor for the document is used.

Return Value

true if the document was successfully opened; otherwise false.