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ParagraphFormat Members (Word)

Represents all the formatting for a paragraph.

Name

Description

CloseUp

Removes any spacing before paragraphs in the specified paragraph format.

IndentCharWidth

Indents one or more paragraphs by a specified number of characters.

IndentFirstLineCharWidth

Indents the first line of one or more paragraphs by a specified number of characters.

OpenOrCloseUp

Toggles the spacing before the specified paragraphs.

OpenUp

Sets spacing before the specified paragraphs to 12 points.

Reset

Removes manual paragraph formatting (formatting not applied using a style).

Space1

Single-spaces the specified paragraphs.

Space15

Formats the specified paragraphs with 1.5-line spacing.

Space2

Double-spaces the specified paragraphs.

TabHangingIndent

Sets a hanging indent to a specified number of tab stops. .

TabIndent

Sets the left indent for the specified paragraphs to a specified number of tab stops.

Name

Description

AddSpaceBetweenFarEastAndAlpha

True if Microsoft Word is set to automatically add spaces between Japanese and Latin text for the specified paragraphs. This property returns wdUndefined if it’s set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

AddSpaceBetweenFarEastAndDigit

True if Microsoft Word is set to automatically add spaces between Japanese text and numbers for the specified paragraphs. This property returns wdUndefined if it’s set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

Alignment

Returns or sets a WdParagraphAlignment constant that represents the alignment for the specified paragraphs. Read/write.

Application

Returns an Application object that represents the Microsoft Word application.

AutoAdjustRightIndent

True if Microsoft Word is set to automatically adjust the right indent for the specified paragraphs if you’ve specified a set number of characters per line. Returns wdUndefined if the AutoAdjustRightIndent property is set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

BaseLineAlignment

Returns or sets a WdBaselineAlignment constant that represents the vertical position of fonts on a line. Read/write.

Borders

Returns a Borders collection that represents all the borders for the specified object.

CharacterUnitFirstLineIndent

Returns or sets the value (in characters) for a first-line or hanging indent. Use a positive value to set a first-line indent, and use a negative value to set a hanging indent. Read/write Single.

CharacterUnitLeftIndent

Returns or sets the left indent value (in characters) for the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

CharacterUnitRightIndent

Returns or sets the right indent value (in characters) for the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

Creator

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

DisableLineHeightGrid

True if Microsoft Word aligns characters in the specified paragraphs to the line grid when a set number of lines per page is specified. Returns wdUndefined if the DisableLineHeightGrid property is set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

Duplicate

Returns a read-only ParagraphFormat object that represents the paragraph formatting of the specified paragraph.

FarEastLineBreakControl

True if Microsoft Word applies East Asian line-breaking rules to the specified paragraphs. Returns wdUndefined if the FarEastLineBreakControl property is set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

FirstLineIndent

Returns or sets the value (in points) for a first line or hanging indent. Use a positive value to set a first-line indent, and use a negative value to set a hanging indent. Read/write Single.

HalfWidthPunctuationOnTopOfLine

True if Microsoft Word changes punctuation symbols at the beginning of a line to half-width characters for the specified paragraphs. This property returns wdUndefined if it’s set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

HangingPunctuation

True if hanging punctuation is enabled for the specified paragraphs. This property returns wdUndefined if it’s set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

Hyphenation

True if the specified paragraphs are included in automatic hyphenation. False if the specified paragraphs are to be excluded from automatic hyphenation. Read/write Long.

KeepTogether

True if all lines in the specified paragraphs remain on the same page when Microsoft Word repaginates the document. Read/write Long.

KeepWithNext

True if the specified paragraph remains on the same page as the paragraph that follows it when Microsoft Word repaginates the document. Read/write Long.

LeftIndent

Returns or sets a Single that represents the left indent value (in points) for the specified paragraph formatting. Read/write.

LineSpacing

Returns or sets the line spacing (in points) for the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

LineSpacingRule

Returns or sets the line spacing for the specified paragraph formatting. Read/write WdLineSpacing.

LineUnitAfter

Returns or sets the amount of spacing (in gridlines) after the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

LineUnitBefore

Returns or sets the amount of spacing (in gridlines) before the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

MirrorIndents

Returns or sets a Long that represents whether left and right indents are the same width. Can be True, False, or wdUndefined. Read/write.

NoLineNumber

True if line numbers are repressed for the specified paragraphs. Can be True, False, or wdUndefined. Read/write Long.

OutlineLevel

Returns or sets the outline level for the specified paragraphs. Read/write WdOutlineLevel.

PageBreakBefore

True if a page break is forced before the specified paragraphs. Can be True, False, or wdUndefined. Read/write Long.

Parent

Returns an Object that represents the parent object of the specified ParagraphFormat object.

ReadingOrder

Returns or sets the reading order of the specified paragraphs without changing their alignment. Read/write WdReadingOrder.

RightIndent

Returns or sets the right indent (in points) for the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

Shading

Returns a Shading object that refers to the shading formatting for the specified object.

SpaceAfter

Returns or sets the amount of spacing (in points) after the specified paragraph or text column. Read/write Single.

SpaceAfterAuto

True if Microsoft Word automatically sets the amount of spacing after the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

SpaceBefore

Returns or sets the spacing (in points) before the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

SpaceBeforeAuto

True if Microsoft Word automatically sets the amount of spacing before the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

Style

Returns or sets the style for the specified object. Read/write Variant.

TabStops

Returns or sets a TabStops collection that represents all the custom tab stops for the specified paragraphs. Read/write.

TextboxTightWrap

Returns or sets a WdTextboxTightWrap constant that represents how tightly text wraps around shapes or text boxes. Read/write.

WidowControl

True if the first and last lines in the specified paragraph remain on the same page as the rest of the paragraph when Word repaginates the document. Can be True, False or wdUndefined. Read/write Long.

WordWrap

True if Microsoft Word wraps Latin text in the middle of a word in the specified paragraphs or text frames. Read/write Long.

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