True if the font or range is formatted as italic. Returns True, False or wdUndefined (a mixture of True and False). Can be set to True, False, or wdToggle. Read/write Long.
This example formats the first word in the active document as italic.
ActiveDocument.Words(1).Italic = True
This example checks the selection for italic formatting and removes any that it finds.
If Selection.Type = wdSelectionNormal Then mySel = Selection.Font.Italic If mySel = wdUndefined or mySel = True Then MsgBox "There's italic text in selection. " _ & "Click OK to remove." Selection.Font.Italic = False Else MsgBox "No italic text in the selection." End If Else MsgBox "You need to select some text." End If