Global.Documents Property (Word)

Returns a Documents collection that represents all the open documents. Read-only.


expression. Documents

expression A variable that represents a 'Global' object.


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


This example creates a new document based on the Normal template and then displays the Save As dialog box.


This example saves open documents that have changed since they were last saved.

Dim docLoop As Document 
For Each docLoop In Documents 
 If docLoop.Saved = False Then docLoop.Save 
Next docLoop

This example prints each open document after setting the left and right margins to 0.5 inch.

Dim docLoop As Document 
For Each docLoop In Documents 
 With docLoop 
 .PageSetup.LeftMargin = InchesToPoints(0.5) 
 .PageSetup.RightMargin = InchesToPoints(0.5) 
 End With 
Next docLoop

This example opens Doc.doc as a read-only document.

Documents.Open FileName:="C:\Files\Doc.doc", ReadOnly:=True

See also

Global Object