Microsoft KB Archive/173746

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Article ID: 173746

Article Last Modified on 1/20/2007


  • Microsoft Project 98 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q173746


In Microsoft Project 98, when you set the PercentComplete property of the ActiveProject object, you receive the following error message:

Run-time error '9':

Subscript out of range


You cannot set the percent complete for the project by using the PercentComplete property of the ActiveProject object.


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   Sub Macro1()
      ActiveProject.ProjectSummaryTask.PercentComplete = 60
   End Sub


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the versions of Microsoft Project listed above. We are researching this problem and will post new information here as it becomes available.



For additional information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

163435 VBA: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications

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