Office.SelectionMode enum

Specifies whether to select (highlight) the location to navigate to (when using the Document.goToByIdAsync method).


Support details

A capital Y in the following matrix indicates that this enumeration is supported in the corresponding Office host application. An empty cell indicates that the Office host application doesn't support this enumeration.

For more information about Office host application and server requirements, see Requirements for running Office Add-ins.

Supported hosts, by platform

Office for Windows desktop Office Online (in browser) Office for iPad
Excel Y Y Y
PowerPoint Y
Word Y Y



The cursor is moved to the beginning of the location.


The location will be selected (highlighted).