Selection.MoveEndWhile method (Word)

Moves the ending character position of a selection while any of the specified characters are found in the document.


expression. MoveEndWhile( _Cset_ , _Count_ )

expression Required. A variable that represents a Selection object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Cset Required Variant One or more characters. This argument is case-sensitive.
Count Optional Variant The maximum number of characters by which the selection is to be moved. Can be a number or either wdForward or wdBackward. If Count is a positive number, the selection is moved forward in the document. If it is a negative number, the selection is moved backward. The default value is wdForward.


While any character in Cset is found, the end position of the specified selection is moved. This method returns the number of characters that the end position of the selection moved as a Long value. If no Cset characters are found, the selection isn't changed and the method returns 0 (zero). If the end position is moved backward to a point that precedes the original start position, the start position is set to the new end position.


This example moves the end position of the selection forward while the space character is found.

Selection.MoveEndWhile Cset:=" ", Count:=wdForward

This example moves the end position of the selection forward while Count is less than or equal to 10 and any letter from "a" through "h" is found.

Selection.MoveEndWhile Cset:="abcdefgh", Count:=10

See also

Selection Object

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