Selection Property

Returns the Selection object that represents a selected range or the insertion point. Read-only.


This example displays the selected text.

If Selection.Type = wdSelectionNormal Then MsgBox Selection.Text

This example copies the selection from window one to the next window.

If Windows.Count >= 2 Then
End If

This example applies the Arial font and bold formatting to the selection.

With Selection.Font
    .Bold = True
    .Italic = False
    .Name = "Arial"
End With

If the insertion point isn't located in a table, the selection is moved to the next table.

If Selection.Information(wdWithInTable) = False Then 
    Selection.GoToNext What:=wdGoToTable
End If

Applies to | Application Object | Global Object | Pane Object | Window Object

See Also | Active Property | Select Method | Selection Object | Working with the Selection Object