UpdateOptions Property

See AlsoA21CQI

Applies To

OLE control2HQDVVU.


Determines how an object is updated when linked data is modified.  Not available at design time.


[form.]ole.UpdateOptions [ = option ]


The UpdateOptions property settings are:

Setting          Description


0                   (Default) Automatic.  The object is updated each time the linked data changes.

1                   Frozen.  The object is updated whenever the user saves the linked document from within the application in which it was created.

2                   Manual.  The object is updated only when the Action property is set to 6 (Update).



This property is useful for linked objects where other users or applications can access and modify the linked data.

When an object's data is changed, the Updated event is invoked.

Data Type

IntegerDOKXHY (Enumerated)

See Also


Action Property04T78S3

Class PropertyVN4BZO

OleType Property12K24M2

OleTypeAllowed Property633XBW1

Updated Event6A7MQD


Programmer's Guide:

Chapter 22, "Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)"