TextFrame.Orientation property (Word)

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



expression Required. A variable that represents a TextFrame object.


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.


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.Shapes(1).TextFrame.Orientation = msoTextOrientationUpward

See also

TextFrame Object

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