Selection.Words property (Word)

Returns a Words collection that represents all the words in a selection. Read-only.


expression. Words

expression A variable that represents a Selection object.


Punctuation and paragraph marks in a document are included in the Words collection. For information about returning a single member of a collection, see Returning an object from a collection.


This example displays the number of words in the selection. Paragraphs marks, partial words, and punctuation are included in the count.

MsgBox "There are " & Selection.Words.Count & " words."

See also

Selection Object

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