Selection.Shrink method (Word)

Shrinks the selection to the next smaller unit of text.


expression. Shrink

expression A variable that represents a Selection object.


The unit progression for this method is as follows: entire document, section, paragraph, sentence, word, insertion point.


This example collapses the selected text to the next smaller unit of text.

If Selection.Type = wdSelectionNormal Then 
 MsgBox "You need to select some text." 
End If

See also

Selection Object

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