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Options.AutoFormatReplaceOrdinals Property (Word)

Published: July 16, 2012

True if the ordinal number suffixes "st", "nd", "rd", and "th" are replaced with the same letters in superscript when Word formats a document or range automatically. For example, "1st" is replaced with "1" followed by "st" formatted as superscript. Read/write Boolean.

expression .AutoFormatReplaceOrdinals

expression A variable that represents an Options object.

This example turns on the automatic replacement of ordinals with superscript, and then it formats the current selection automatically.

Options.AutoFormatReplaceOrdinals = True 

This example returns the status of the Ordinals (1st) with superscript option on the AutoFormat tab in the AutoCorrect dialog box (Tools menu).

Dim blnAutoFormat as Boolean 
blnAutoFormat = Options.AutoFormatReplaceOrdinals

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