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Lines Method

Office 2003

Returns a TextRange object that represents the specified subset of text lines. For information about counting or looping through the lines in a text range, see the TextRange object.

expression.Lines(Start, Length)

expression    Required. An expression that returns a TextRange object.

Start    Optional Long. The first line in the returned range.

Length    Optional Long. The number of lines to be returned.

Remarks

If both Start and Length are omitted, the returned range starts with the first line and ends with the last paragraph in the specified range.

If Start is specified but Length is omitted, the returned range contains one line.

If Length is specified but Start is omitted, the returned range starts with the first line in the specified range.

If Start is greater than the number of lines in the specified text, the returned range starts with the last line in the specified range.

If Length is greater than the number of lines from the specified starting line to the end of the text, the returned range contains all those lines.

Example

This example formats as italic the first two lines of the second paragraph in shape two on slide one in the active presentation.

Application.ActivePresentation.Slides(1).Shapes(2) _
    .TextFrame.TextRange.Paragraphs(2) _
    .Lines(1, 2).Font.Italic = True
		


Applies to | TextRange Object



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