Workbook.SetLinkOnData Method

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Sets the name of a procedure that runs whenever a DDE link is updated.


expression.SetLinkOnData(Name, Procedure)

expression   A variable that represents a Workbook object.


Name Required/Optional Data Type Description
Name Required String The name of the DDE/OLE link, as returned from the LinkSources method.
Procedure Optional Variant The name of the procedure to be run when the link is updated. This can be either a Microsoft Excel 4.0 macro or a Visual Basic procedure. Set this argument to an empty string ("") to indicate that no procedure should run when the link is updated.


This example sets the name of the procedure that runs whenever the DDE link is updated.

Visual Basic for Applications
  ActiveWorkbook.SetLinkOnData _
    "WinWord|'C:\MSGFILE.DOC'!DDE_LINK1", _

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