View.ShowHeading Method (Word)

Shows all headings up to the specified heading level and hides subordinate headings and body text.

expression .ShowHeading(Level)

expression Required. A variable that represents a View object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Level

Required

Long

The outline heading level (a number from 1 to 9).

This method generates an error if the view isn't outline view or master document view.

This example switches the active window to outline view and displays all text that's formatted with the Heading 1 style. Body text and all other types of headings are hidden.

With ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View 
 .Type = wdOutlineView 
 .ShowHeading 1 
End With

This example switches the window for Document1 to outline view and displays all text that's formatted with the Heading 1, Heading 2, or Heading 3 style.

With Windows("Document1").View 
 .Type = wdOutlineView 
 .ShowHeading 3 
End With

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