Cut Method

Removes the specified object from the document and places it on the Clipboard.


expression Required. An expression that returns a Field, FormField, Frame, MailMergeField, PageNumber, Range, or Selection object.


If expression returns a Range or Selection object, the contents of the object are cut to the Clipboard but the collapsed object remains in the document.


This example cuts the first field in the active document and pastes the field at the insertion point.

If ActiveDocument.Fields.Count >= 1 Then
    Selection.Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseEnd
End If

This example cuts the first word in the first paragraph and pastes the word at the end of the paragraph.

With ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1).Range
    .Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseEnd
    .Move Unit:=wdCharacter, Count:=-1
End With

This example cuts the contents of the selection and pastes them into a new document.

If Selection.Type = wdSelectionNormal Then
End If

Applies to | Field Object | FormField Object | Frame Object | MailMergeField Object | PageNumber Object | Range Object | Selection Object | XMLNode Object

See Also | AppendToSpike Method | Copy Method | Paste Method | PasteSpecial Method