Derived Objects


Several objects shown in the object chart share common features. For example, the PlotDocument object and WksDocument object each provide SaveAs, Activate, and Close methods. These common features are inherited from a predecessor Document object.


Derived objects inherit all the properties and methods of the predecessor object. In the online reference, the help topic for derived objects shows just the properties and methods unique to the object. The predecessor object is accessed through the Derived from link. Remember that all the properties and methods of a predecessor object are available as well. Derived objects and their predecessor objects include:

A full list of each object's methods and properties, including the derived methods and properties, can be viewed in Scripter's object browser, accessed through Debug | Browse.



See Also

MapViewer Object Model

Overview of MapViewer Objects

Using MapViewer Objects

Using Collection Objects

Parent and Application Properties

Optional Arguments

Named and Positional Arguments

Object Hierarchy

Object List