TabStops.Add Method (Publisher)

Adds a new tab stop to the specified TabStops collection.

Syntax

expression. Add(Position, Alignment, Leader)

expression A variable that represents a TabStops object.

Parameters

Name Required/Optional Data Type Description
Position Required Variant The horizontal position of the new tab stop relative to the left edge of the text frame. Numeric values are evaluated in points; strings are evaluated in the units specified and can be in any measurement unit supported by Microsoft Publisher (for example, "2.5 in").
Alignment Required PbTabAlignmentType The alignment setting for the tab stop.
Leader Required PbTabLeaderType The type of leader for the tab stop.

Remarks

Alignment can be one of these PbTabAlignmentType constants.

pbTabAlignmentCenter
pbTabAlignmentLeading
pbTabAlignmentTrailing

Leader can be one of these PbTabLeaderType constants.

pbTabLeaderBullet
pbTabLeaderDot
pbTabLeaderLine
pbTabLeaderNone

Example

The following example adds a new left-aligned tab stop 0.5 inches from the left edge of the specified text frame.

ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes(1).TextFrame _ 
 .TextRange.ParagraphFormat.Tabs _ 
 .Add Position:="0.5 in", _ 
 Alignment:=pbTabAlignmentLeading, _ 
 Leader:=pbTabLeaderNone