Paragraph.OutlinePromote Method (Word)

Applies the previous heading level style (Heading 1 through Heading 8) to the specified paragraph or paragraphs.

Syntax

expression. OutlinePromote

expression Required. A variable that represents a 'Paragraph' object.

Remarks

If a paragraph is formatted with the Heading 2 style, this method promotes the paragraph by changing the style to Heading 1.

Example

This example promotes the first paragraph in the selection.

Selection.Paragraphs(1).OutlinePromote

This example switches the active window to outline view and promotes the first paragraph in the active document.

ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View.Type = wdOutlineView 
ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1).OutlinePromote

See also

Paragraph Object