OleObject class

Represents an OLE object which can be inserter into Gantt Chart View of an MPP file.

public class OleObject


Name Description
OleObject() Initializes a new instance of the OleObject class.


Name Description
ApplicationName { get; set; } Gets or sets the application name to open the embedded object with.
Content { get; set; } Gets or sets the embedded file’s data; null if no data was embedded.
DisplayAsIcon { get; set; } Gets or sets a flag indicating that OLE object should be shown either as an icon or as its regular picture.
FileFormat { get; set; } Gets or sets the file format of the embedded object.
FullPath { get; set; } Gets or sets the full path of the inserted object.
Id { get; set; } Gets or sets the object id.
Label { get; set; } Gets or sets the label of the inserted object.
Linked { get; } Gets a value indicating whether the project file contains only a link to the actual data stored at the link source.
Name { get; set; } Gets or sets the name of the instance of the OLE object.
TemporaryFile { get; set; } Gets or sets the path to the temporary file of the inserted object.
View { get; set; } Gets or sets the instance of the View class the inserted object belongs to.


Shows how to read info about OLE objects.

public void WorkWithOleObject()
    var images = new Project(DataDir + "TaskImage2010.mpp");
    List<OleObject> oleObjects = images.OleObjects.ToList();

    Console.WriteLine("Ole Objects Count: " + oleObjects.Count);
    foreach (var oleObject in oleObjects)
        Console.WriteLine(" Id: " + oleObject.Id);
        Console.WriteLine(" Name: " + oleObject.Name);
        Console.WriteLine(" DisplayAsIcon: " + oleObject.DisplayAsIcon);
        Console.WriteLine(" Application Name: " + oleObject.ApplicationName);
        Console.WriteLine(" File Format: " + oleObject.FileFormat);
        Console.WriteLine(" Label: " + oleObject.Label);
        Console.WriteLine(" Full Path: " + oleObject.FullPath);
        Console.WriteLine(" Is Linked: " + oleObject.Linked);
        Console.WriteLine(" View Name: " + oleObject.View.Name);
        Console.WriteLine(" Content (first 10 bytes): " + this.Get10Bytes(oleObject));

private string Get10Bytes(OleObject oleObject)
    byte[] bytes = oleObject.Content;
    var chunk = new byte[10];
    Array.Copy(bytes, chunk, 10);
    var builder = new StringBuilder();
    foreach (var b in chunk)
        builder.Append(b + ", ");

    builder.Remove(builder.Length - 3, 1);
    return builder.ToString();

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