Selection.MoveStart(Object, Object) Selection.MoveStart(Object, Object) Method

Definition

Moves the start position of the specified selection.

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

Optional WdUnits. The unit by which start position of the specified selection is to be moved.

Count
Object Object

Optional Object. The maximum number of units by which the specified selection is to be moved. If Count is a positive number, the start position of the selection is moved forward in the document. If it's a negative number, the start position is moved backward. If the start position is moved forward to a position beyond the end position, the selection is collapsed and both the start and end positions are moved together. The default value is 1.

Returns

Remarks

This method returns an integer that indicates the number of units by which the start position or the selection actually moved, or it returns 0 (zero) if the move was unsuccessful.

Applies to