Subdocuments.AddFromRange Method (Word)

Creates one or more subdocuments from the text in the specified range and returns a SubDocument object.


expression. AddFromRange( _Range_ )

expression Required. A variable that represents a 'Subdocuments' collection.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Range Required Range object The range used to create one or more subdocuments.

Return value



The Range argument must begin with one of the built-in heading level styles (for example, Heading 1). Subdocuments are created at each paragraph formatted with the same heading format used at the beginning of the range. Subdocument files are saved when the master document is saved and are automatically named using text from the first line in the file.


This example creates one or more subdocuments from the selection.

ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View.Type = wdMasterView 
ActiveDocument.SubDocuments.AddFromRange Range:=Selection.Range

See also

Subdocuments Collection Object