Retrieve an Automation object (assumes there is a current instance of the object)
Syntax Set objObject = Wscript.GetObject(strPathname [,strProgID] ], [strPrefix]) Arguments: strPathname : The pathname of the file containing the object to retrieve. (required) strProgID : The program identifier (ProgID) of the object. strPrefix : A prefix for subroutine names (optional) e.g. if strPrefix is "MYOBJ_" and the object fires an event named "OnBegin," WSH calls the subroutine "MYOBJ_OnBegin" objObject is an Automation object.
GetObject is a wscript method.
Open a copy of the Excel application:
Set objExcel = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
objExcel.Visible = True
objExcel.Cells(1, 1).Value = "Some demonstration text"
Open an Excel file:
Set objExcelFile = GetObject("C:\demo\example.xlsx")
“When I take action I'm not going to fire a $2 million missile at a $10 empty tent and hit a camel in the butt. It's going to be decisive” ~ George W Bush, 2001
.CreateObject - Create a WSH automation object.
.ConnectObject - Connect to a COM object.
.DisconnectObject - Disconnect from a COM object.