Document.Characters Property (Word)

Returns a Characters collection that represents the characters in a document. Read-only.

Syntax

expression. Characters

expression A variable that represents a 'Document' object.

Remarks

For information about returning a single member of a collection, see Returning an Object from a Collection.

Example

This example returns the number of characters in the first sentence in the active document (spaces are included in the count).

numchars = ActiveDocument.Characters.Count

See also

Document Object