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Microsoft: Office FAQ

Tips and Tricks

Office Automation by Databaseguy
Posted: 7 Aug 01

There's been many posts about automating using office and VBA. A lot of times, we'll tell the person submitting the question to make sure they've included a reference to the type library in their VBA project. However, sometimes the library you need isn't listed. Here's the file names and associated type libraries if you have to browse for it:

Office Application      | Type library
       Word 95 and prior       | wb70en32.tlb
       Excel 95 and prior      | xl5en32.olb
       Powerpoint 95 and prior | Powerpoint.tlb
       Access 95 and prior     | msaccess.tlb
       Binder 95               | binder.tlb
       Schedule+               | sp7en32.olb
       Project                 | pj4en32.olb
       Team Manager            | mstmgr1.olb
       Word 97                 | msword8.olb
       Excel 97                | excel8.olb
       Powerpoint 97           | msppt8.olb
       Access 97               | msacc8.olb
       Binder 97               | msbdr8.olb
       Graph 97                | graph8.olb
       Outlook 97              | msoutl8.olb
       Outlook 98              | msoutl85.olb
       Word 2000               | msword9.olb
       Excel 2000              | excel9.olb
       Powerpoint 2000         | msppt9.olb
       Access 2000             | msacc9.olb
       Outlook 2000            | msoutl9.olb
       Word 2002               | msword.olb
       Excel 2002              | excel.exe
       Powerpoint 2002         | msppt.olb
       Access 2002             | msacc.olb
       Outlook 2002            | msoutl.olb

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