Options.DefaultFilePath Property (Word)

Returns or sets default folders for items such as documents, templates, and graphics. Read/write String .


expression. DefaultFilePath( _Path_ )

expression Required. A variable that represents an 'Options' collection.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Path Required WdDefaultFilePath The default folder to set.


You can use an empty string ("") to remove the setting from the Windows registry. The new setting takes effect immediately.


This example sets the default folder for Word documents.

Options.DefaultFilePath(wdDocumentsPath) = "C:\Documents"

This example returns the current default path for user templates (corresponds to the default path setting on the File Locations tab in the Options dialog box).

Dim strPath As String 
strPath = Options.DefaultFilePath(wdUserTemplatesPath)

See also

Options Object