Range.InsertAutoText method (Word)

Attempts to match the text in the specified range or the text surrounding the range with an existing AutoText entry name.

Syntax

expression. InsertAutoText

expression Required. A variable that represents a Range object.

Remarks

If Word finds a match, InsertAutoText inserts the AutoText entry to replace that text. If Word cannot find a match, an error occurs.

You can use the Insert method with an AutoTextEntry object to insert a specific AutoText entry.

Example

This example inserts an AutoText entry that matches the text around a selection.

Documents.Add 
Selection.TypeText "Best w" 
Selection.Range.InsertAutoText

This example inserts an AutoText entry with a name that matches the first word in the active document.

Documents.Add 
Selection.TypeText "In " 
Set myRange = ActiveDocument.Words(1) 
myRange.InsertAutoText

See also

Range Object

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