Selection.ClearCharacterAllFormatting method (Word)

Removes all character formatting (formatting applied either through character styles or manually applied formatting) from the selected text.


expression. ClearCharacterAllFormatting

expression An expression that returns a Selection object.


This method removes all character formatting. If you need to removed formatting applied through character styles, use the ClearCharacterStyle method. To remove character formatting that the user has manually applied using Microsoft Word character formatting features, use the ClearCharacterDirectFormatting method.


To remove paragraph formatting, see the ClearParagraphAllFormatting, ClearParagraphDirectFormatting, or ClearParagraphStyle method.

See also

Selection Object

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