Relocate Method

In outline view, moves the paragraphs within the specified range after the next visible paragraph or before the previous visible paragraph. Body text moves with a heading only if the body text is collapsed in outline view or if it's part of the range.


expression Required. An expression that returns one of the objects in the Applies To list.


Can be either of the following WdRelocate constants.


This example moves the third, fourth, and fifth paragraphs in the active document below the next (sixth) paragraph.

theStart = ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(3).Range.Start
theEnd = ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(5).Range.End
Set myRange = ActiveDocument.Range(Start:=theStart, End:=theEnd)
ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View.Type = wdOutlineView
myRange.Relocate Direction:=wdRelocateDown

This example moves the first paragraph in the selection above the previous paragraph.

ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View.Type = wdOutlineView
Selection.Paragraphs(1).Range.Relocate Direction:=wdRelocateUp

Applies to | Range Object

See Also | Move Method | MoveDown Method | MoveUp Method