FirstLetterExceptions Collection Object (Word)
A collection of FirstLetterException objects that represent the abbreviations excluded from automatic correction.
The first character following a period is automatically capitalized when the CorrectSentenceCaps property is set to True. The FirstLetterExceptions collection includes exceptions to this behavior (for example, abbreviations such as "addr." and "apt.").
Use the FirstLetterExceptions property to return the FirstLetterExceptions collection. The following example deletes the abbreviation "addr." if it is included in the FirstLetterExceptions collection.
For Each aExcept In AutoCorrect.FirstLetterExceptions If aExcept.Name = "addr." Then aExcept.Delete Next aExcept
The following example creates a new document and inserts all the AutoCorrect first-letter exceptions into it.
Documents.Add For Each aExcept In AutoCorrect.FirstLetterExceptions With Selection .InsertAfter aExcept.Name .InsertParagraphAfter .Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseEnd End With Next aExcept
Use the Add method to add an abbreviation to the list of first-letter exceptions. The following example adds the abbreviation "addr." to this list.
Use FirstLetterExceptions(Index), where Index is the abbreviation or the index number, to return a single FirstLetterException object. The following example deletes the abbreviation "appt." from the FirstLetterExceptions collection.
The following example displays the name of the first item in the FirstLetterExceptions collection.