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DocumentProperty.LinkSource property

Gets or sets the source of a linked custom document property. Read/write.



expression A variable that represents a DocumentProperty object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
pbstrSourceRetVal Required String Represents the name of the source of the document property.


This property applies only to custom document properties; you cannot use it with built-in document properties.

The source of the specified link is defined by the container application.

Setting the LinkSource property sets the LinkToContent property to True.


This example displays the linked status of a custom document property. For the example to work, dp must be a valid DocumentProperty object.

Sub DisplayLinkStatus(dp As DocumentProperty)
    Dim stat As String, tf As String
    If dp.LinkToContent Then
        tf = ""
        tf = "not "
    End If

    stat = "This property is " & tf & "linked"

    If dp.LinkToContent Then
        stat = stat + Chr(13) & "The link source is " & dp.LinkSource
    End If

    MsgBox stat
End Sub

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