ColumnSelectMode Property

True if column selection mode is active. When this mode is active, the letters "COL" appear on the status bar. Read/write Boolean.


This example selects a column of text that's two words across and three lines deep. The example copies the selection to the Clipboard and cancels column selection mode.

With Selection
    .Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseStart
    .ColumnSelectMode = True
    .MoveRight Unit:=wdWord, Count:=2, Extend:=wdExtend
    .MoveDown Unit:=wdLine, Count:=2, Extend:=wdExtend
    .ColumnSelectMode = False
End With

Applies to | Selection Object

See Also | ExtendMode Property