Range.Delete(Object, Object) Range.Delete(Object, Object) Method

Definition

Deletes the specified number of characters or words.

public int Delete (ref object Unit, ref object Count);
Public Function Delete (Optional ByRef Unit As Object, Optional ByRef Count As Object) As Integer
Parameters
Unit
Object Object

Optional Object. The unit by which the collapsed range or selection is to be deleted. Can be one of the following WdUnits constants: wdCharacter (default) or wdWord.

Count
Object Object

Optional Object. The number of units to be deleted. To delete units after the range or selection, collapse the range or selection and use a positive number. To delete units before the range or selection, collapse the range or selection and use a negative number.

Returns

Remarks

This method returns an Integer value that indicates the number of items deleted, or it returns 0 (zero) if the deletion was unsuccessful.

Applies to