Selection.GoToEditableRange method (Word)

Returns a Range object that represents an area of a document that can be modified by the specified user or group of users.


expression. GoToEditableRange( _EditorID_ )

expression Required. A variable that represents a Selection object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
EditorID Optional Variant Can be either a String that represents the user's email alias (if in the same domain), an email address, or a WdEditorType constant that represents a group of users. If omitted, selects all ranges for which all users have permissions to edit.

Return value



You can also use the NextRange property of the Editor object to return the next range for which the user has permission to modify.


The following example goes to the next range for which the current user has permission to modify.

Selection.GoToEditableRange wdEditorCurrent

See also

Selection Object

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