Document.ConvertPublicationType Method (Publisher)

Converts the specified publication to the specified publication type.


expression. ConvertPublicationType(Value)

expression A variable that represents a Document object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Value Required PbPublicationType The type of publication to which you want the publication converted.


When a publication is converted, any settings that apply to its previous type remain, but are ignored. For example, converting a print publication to a Web publication results in any advanced print settings being ignored. If the publication is converted back to a print publication, the settings take effect again.

Use the PublicationType property of the Document object to determine the publication type of a publication.

The Value parameter can be one of the following PbPublicationType constants declared in the Microsoft Publisher type library.



The following example determines if the active publication is a print publication. If it is, the publication is converted to a Web publication.

Sub ChangePublicationType() 
 With ActiveDocument 
 If .PublicationType = pbTypePrint Then 
 .ConvertPublicationType (pbTypeWeb) 
 End If 
 End With 
End Sub