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Returns the form control object type.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
XL 13.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "XL.FormControl.ObjectType"; bookRef; sheetIndex; FormControlIndexOrName )   More


Parameter Description Example
bookRef The reference to the workbook. Please use XL.LoadBook to load a file. $ref
sheetIndex The index of the sheet. This number ranges from 0 to XL.Book.SheetCount-1. 0
FormControlIndexOrName The index or name of the from control.
Index ranges from 0 to XL.Sheet.FormControlCount - 1.


Returns text or error.


Returns the form control object type.

ObjectType valueDescription
UnknownUnknown control
ButtonButton control
CheckBoxCheck-box control
DropDownDrop-down (combo box) control
GroupBoxGroup box control
LabelLabel control
ListBoxList box control
RadioButtonRadio button control
ScrollBarScroll bar control
SpinBoxSpin box control
EditBoxEdit box control
DialogDialog control

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Created 3th February 2023, last changed 3th February 2023

XL.FormControl.Name - XL.FormControl.Print