Options.AutoFormatAsYouTypeReplacePlainTextEmphasis Property (Word)
Published: July 16, 2012
True if manual emphasis characters are automatically replaced with character formatting as you type. For example, "*bold*" is changed to "bold" and "_underline_" is changed to "underline." Read/write Boolean.
expression A variable that represents an Options collection.
This example turns on the replacement of manual emphasis characters with character formatting.
This example returns the status of the *Bold* and _underline_ with real formatting option on the AutoFormat As You Type tab in the AutoCorrect dialog box (Tools menu).