TextFrame.Orientation Property (Word)

Returns or sets the orientation of the text inside the frame. Read/write MsoTextOrientation .

Syntax

expression. Orientation

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

Remarks

Some of the MsoTextOrientation constants may not be available to you, depending on the language support (U.S. English, for example) that you have selected or installed.

You can set the orientation for a text frame or for a range or selection that happens to occur inside a text frame. For information about the difference between a text frame and a text box, see the TextFrame object.

Example

This example creates a new document, inserts text into it, uses this text to create a text box, and then sets the orientation of the text frame so that the text slopes upward.

Set mydoc = Documents.Add 
Selection.TypeText "This is some text." 
mydoc.Content.Select 
Selection.CreateTextbox 
mydoc.Shapes(1).TextFrame.Orientation = msoTextOrientationUpward

See also

TextFrame Object