Properties Property

Applies to

AccessObject Object

Control Object

Label Object

Page Object

SubForm Object

BoundObjectFrame Object

CurrentProject Object

Line Object

PageBreak Object

TabControl Collection

CheckBox Object

CustomControl Object

ListBox Object

Rectangle Object

TextBox Object

CodeProject Object

Form Object

ObjectFrame Object

Report Object

ToggleButton Object

ComboBox Object

GroupLevel Object

OptionButton Object

Section Object

CommandButton Object

Image Object

OptionGroup Object

SmartTag Object

Properties property as it applies to the AccessObject,CodeProject, and CurrentProject objects.

Returns a reference to an AccessObject, CurrentProject, or CodeProject object's AccessObjectProperties collection.

expression.Properties

expression Required. An expression that returns one of the above objects.

Remarks

The AccessObjectProperties collection object is the collection of all the properties related to an AccessObject, CurrentProject, or CodeProject object. You can refer to individual members of the collection by using the member object's index or a string expression that is the name of the member object. The first member object in the collection has an index value of 0 and the total number of member objects in the collection is the value of the AccessObjectProperties collection's Count property minus 1.

You cannot use the Properties property to return properties from an AccessObject object which is a member of a collection accessed from a CurrentData object.

Properties property as it applies to the SmartTag object.

Returns a SmartTagProperties collection that represents the collection of properties for a particular smart tag.

expression.Properties()

expression Required. An expression that returns a SmartTag object.

Properties property as it applies to all other objects in the Applies To list.

Return a reference to a control's Properties collection object.

expression.Properties

expression Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.

Remarks

The Properties collection object is the collection of all the properties related to a control. You can refer to individual members of the collection by using the member object's index or a string expression that is the name of the member object. The first member object in the collection has an index value of 0 and the total number of member objects in the collection is the value of the Properties collection's Count property minus 1.

Example

The following procedure uses the Properties property to print all the properties associated with the controls on a form to the Debug window. To run this code, place a command button named cmdListProperties on a form and paste the following code into the form's Declarations section. Click the command button to print the list of properties in the Debug window.

Private Sub cmdListProperties_Click()
ListControlProps Me
End Sub
Public Sub ListControlProps(ByRef frm As Form)
Dim ctl As Control
Dim prp As Property
On Error GoTo props_err
For Each ctl In frm.Controls
Debug.Print ctl.Properties("Name")
For Each prp In ctl.Properties
Debug.Print vbTab & prp.Name & _
" = " & prp.Value
Next prp
Next ctl
props_exit:
Set ctl = Nothing
Set prp = Nothing
Exit Sub
props_err:
If Err = 2187 Then
Debug.Print vbTab & prp.Name & _
" = Only available at design time."
Resume Next
Else
Debug.Print vbTab & prp.Name & _
" = Error Occurred: " & Err.Description
Resume Next
End If
End Sub
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