TextRange.Lines Method (Publisher)

Returns a TextRange object that represents the specified lines.

Syntax

expression. Lines(Start, Length)

expression A variable that represents a TextRange object.

Parameters

Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Start Required Long The first line in the returned range.
Length Optional Long The number of lines to be returned. Default is 1.

Return value

TextRange

Remarks

If Start is greater than the number of lines in the specified text, the returned range starts with the last line in the specified range.

If Length is greater than the number of lines from the specified starting line to the end of the text, the returned range contains all those lines.

Example

This example replaces the first three lines of the first shape on the first page with the specified string.

Sub ReplaceLines() 
 Dim rngText As TextRange 
 Set rngText = ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes(1) _ 
 .TextFrame.TextRange.Lines(Start:=1, Length:=3) 
 
 rngText.Text = "This is replacement text." & vbCrLf 
 
End Sub