Global.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 a 'Global' object. Optional.


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

Return Value



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

Global Object