Solved

VB.Net, Office, #$%^&@ Constants

Posted on 2004-04-20
3
1,156 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
Where do I get a listing of what the values are for Excel and Word constants that were perfectly legitimate (or at least some were) in VB 6 but seemed to have disappeared off the face of the planet for VB.NET

For example

   
    With objWS.Range("A1:M1")
        .HorizontalAlignment = xlLeft
        .VerticalAlignment = xlBottom
        .WrapText = False
        .Orientation = 0
        .AddIndent = False
        .IndentLevel = 0
        .ShrinkToFit = False
        .ReadingOrder = xlContext
        .MergeCells = True
    End With

I need to find values for xlLeft, xlCenter, xlRight, xlBottom, xlContext, ad. nausum.

Thanks,
K
0
Comment
Question by:Knomaze
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 9

Accepted Solution

by:
malharone earned 250 total points
ID: 10872369
you've to explicitely refer to them using the Excel namespace.

eg.

worksheet.Range("A1:M1").VerticalAlignment = Excel.Constants.xlBottom
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:malharone
ID: 10872406
if you can't find the enum/constant in Excel.Constants namespace,
the easiest way to locate them is go to Excel, Tools > Macros > VB Editor.
In the VBA, press F2 (or view > object browser) and enter the name of the constant and search for it. it'll list LIBRARY and CLASS columns. Use them as a namespace.
0
 

Author Comment

by:Knomaze
ID: 10872686
I was about to update the question that I FINALLY found the name space in the object browser with all the constants declared but then needed to know how I referenced it. This is exactly what I was looking for.

Thank-you,
K
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Creating an analog clock UserControl seems fairly straight forward.  It is, after all, essentially just a circle with several lines in it!  Two common approaches for rendering an analog clock typically involve either manually calculating points with…
The ECB site provides FX rates for major currencies since its inception in 1999 in the form of an XML feed. The files have the following format (reducted for brevity) (CODE) There are three files available HERE (http://www.ecb.europa.eu/stats/exch…
In an interesting question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29008360/) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to split a single image into multiple images. The primary usage for this is to place many photographs on a flatbed scanner…

739 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question