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Selection.Creator Property (Word)

Published: July 16, 2012

Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which the specified object was created. Read-only Long.

expression .Creator

expression A variable that represents a Selection object.

If the object was created in Microsoft Word, the Creator property returns the hexadecimal number 4D535744, which represents the string "MSWD." This property was primarily designed to be used on the Macintosh, where each application has a four-character creator code. For example, Microsoft Word has the creator code MSWD. For additional information about this property, consult the language reference Help included with Microsoft Office Macintosh Edition.

Note Note

This value can also be represented by the constant wdCreatorCode.

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