Application.InchesToPoints method (Word)

Converts a measurement from inches to points (1 inch = 72 points). Returns the converted measurement as a Single.


expression. InchesToPoints( _Inches_ )

expression A variable that represents an Application object. Optional.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Inches Required Single The inch value to be converted to points.


This example sets the space before for the selected paragraphs to 0.25 inch.

Selection.ParagraphFormat.SpaceBefore = InchesToPoints(0.25)

This example prints each open document after setting the left and right margins to 0.65 inch.

Dim docLoop As Document 
For Each docLoop in Documents 
 With docLoop 
 .PageSetup.LeftMargin = InchesToPoints(0.65) 
 .PageSetup.RightMargin = InchesToPoints(0.65) 
 End With 
Next docLoop

See also

Application Object

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