Options.AutoWordSelection property (Word)
True if dragging selects one word at a time instead of one character at a time. Read/write Boolean.
expression A variable that represents an Options object.
This example sets Word to select individual characters instead of entire words when you select by dragging.
Options.AutoWordSelection = False
This example returns the status of the When selecting, automatically select entire word option on the Edit tab in the Options dialog box.
Dim blnAutoSelect as Boolean blnAutoSelect = Options.AutoWordSelection
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