Options.DefaultFilePath Property (Word)

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

Syntax

expression. DefaultFilePath( _Path_ )

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

Parameters

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

Remarks

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

Example

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