MoveUp Method

Moves the selection up and returns the number of units it's been moved.

Note  The wdWindow constant can be used to move to the top or bottom of the active window. Regardless of the value of Count (greater than 1 or less than – 1), the wdWindow constant moves only one unit. Use the wdScreen constant to move more than one screen.

expression.MoveUp(Unit, Count, Extend)

expression Required. An expression that returns an object in the Applies To list.

Unit    Optional Variant. The unit by which to move the selection. Can be one of the following WdUnits constants: wdLine, wdParagraph, wdWindow or wdScreen. The default value is wdLine.

Count    Optional Variant. The number of units the selection is to be moved. The default value is 1.

Extend    Optional Variant. Can be either wdMove or wdExtend. If wdMove is used, the selection is collapsed to the end point and moved up. If wdExtend is used, the selection is extended up. The default value is wdMove.


This example moves the selection to the beginning of the previous paragraph.

Selection.MoveUp Unit:=wdParagraph, Count:=2, Extend:=wdMove

This example displays the current line number, moves the selection up three lines, and displays the current line number again.

MsgBox "Line " & Selection.Information(wdFirstCharacterLineNumber)
Selection.MoveUp Unit:=wdLine, Count:=3, Extend:=wdMove
MsgBox "Line " & Selection.Information(wdFirstCharacterLineNumber)

Applies to | Selection Object

See Also | Move Method | MoveDown Method