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Range.Relocate Method (Word)

In outline view, moves the paragraphs within the specified range after the next visible paragraph or before the previous visible paragraph.

expression .Relocate(Direction)

expression Required. A variable that represents a Range object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Direction

Required

WdRelocate

The direction of the move.

Body text moves with a heading only if the body text is collapsed in outline view or if it is part of the range.

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

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