TextRange.Characters Method (Publisher)
Returns a TextRange object that represents the specified subset of text characters.
expression. Characters(Start, Length)
expression A variable that represents a TextRange object.
|Start||Required||Long||The first character in the returned range.|
|Length||Optional||Long||The number of characters to be returned. Default is 1.|
If Start is greater than the number of characters in the specified text, the returned range starts with the last character in the specified range.
If Length is greater than the number of characters from the specified starting character to the end of the text, the returned range contains all those characters.
This example sets the text for the first shape on the first page in the active document, and then sets the font of the first two characters to 15 points and bold.
Sub CharRange() Dim rngCharacters As TextRange Set rngCharacters = Application.ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes(1) _ .TextFrame.TextRange.InsertBefore(NewText:="Hello World.") With rngCharacters.Characters(Start:=1, Length:=2).Font .Size = 15 .Bold = msoTrue End With End Sub