Application.Documents property (Word)

Returns a Documents collection that represents all the open documents. Read-only.



expression A variable that represents an Application object.


For information about returning a single member of a collection, see Returning an object from a collection.


A document displayed in a Protected View window is not a member of the Documents collection. Instead, use the Document property of the ProtectedViewWindow object to access a document that is displayed in a Protected View window.


This example creates a new document based on the Normal template and then displays the Save As dialog box.


This example saves open documents that have changed since they were last saved.

Dim docLoop As Document 
For Each docLoop In Documents 
   If docLoop.Saved = False Then docLoop.Save 
Next docLoop

This example prints each open document after setting the left and right margins to 0.5 inch.

Dim docLoop As Document 
For Each docLoop In Documents 
    With docLoop 
        .PageSetup.LeftMargin = InchesToPoints(0.5) 
        .PageSetup.RightMargin = InchesToPoints(0.5) 
    End With 
Next docLoop

This example opens Doc.doc as a read-only document.

Documents.Open FileName:="C:\Files\Doc.doc", ReadOnly:=True

See also

Application Object

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