Selection.LanguageDetected property (Word)
Returns or sets a Boolean that specifies whether Microsoft Word has detected the language of the selected text.
expression Required. A variable that represents a Selection object.
Check the LanguageID property for the results of any previous language detection.
The LanguageDetected property is set to True when the DetectLanguage method is called. To reevaluate the language of the specified text, you must first set the LanguageDetected property to False.
This example checks the active document to determine the language it's written in and then displays the result.
With Selection If .LanguageDetected = True Then x = MsgBox("This document has already " _ & "been checked. Do you want to check " _ & "it again?", vbYesNo) If x = vbYes Then .LanguageDetected = False .DetectLanguage End If Else .DetectLanguage End If If .Range.LanguageID = wdEnglishUS Then MsgBox "This is a U.S. English document." Else MsgBox "This is not a U.S. English document." End If End With
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