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You can programmatically switch to the Microsoft Visual Basic Editor from a Microsoft Office 97 program. This article includes macro examples that switch to Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications.
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In the first two examples, the MainWindow property returns a windows object that represents the main window of the Microsoft Visual Basic environment. The SetFocus method moves the focus to the object that is returned by the MainWindow property.
In the following example, the ShowVisualBasicEditor property switches to Microsoft Visual Basic.
Application.ShowVisualBasicEditor = True
For more information about the ShowVisualBasicEditor property, click the Index tab in Microsoft Visual Basic Help, type the following text
and then double-click the selected text to go to the "ShowVisualBasicEditor
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Version : WINDOWS:97
Platform : WINDOWS
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Last Reviewed: May 17, 1999