View Object Members

Contains the view attributes (such as show all, field shading, and table gridlines) for a window or pane.

Name

Description

CollapseOutline

Collapses the text under the selection or the specified range by one heading level.

ExpandOutline

Expands the text under the selection by one heading level.

NextHeaderFooter

Moves to the next header or footer, depending on whether a header or footer is displayed in the view.

PreviousHeaderFooter

Moves to the previous header or footer, depending on whether a header or footer is displayed in the view.

ShowAllHeadings

Switches between showing all text (headings and body text) and showing only headings.

ShowHeading

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

Name

Description

Application

Returns an Application object that represents the Microsoft Word application.

ConflictMode

True if the document is in conflict mode view. Read/write.

Creator

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

DisplayBackgrounds

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether background colors and images are shown when a document is displayed in print layout view. .

DisplayPageBoundaries

True to display the top and bottom margins (white space) and the gray area (gray space) between pages in a document. Read/write Boolean.

Draft

True if all the text in a window is displayed in the same sans-serif font with minimal formatting to speed up display. Read/write Boolean.

FieldShading

Returns or sets on-screen shading for fields. Read/write WdFieldShading.

FullScreen

True if the window is in full-screen view. Read/write Boolean.

Magnifier

True if the pointer is displayed as a magnifying glass in print preview, indicating that the user can click to zoom in on a particular area of the page or zoom out to see an entire page or spread of pages. Read/write Boolean.

MailMergeDataView

True if mail merge data is displayed instead of mail merge fields in the specified window. Read/write Boolean.

MarkupMode

Returns or sets a WdRevisionsMode constant that represents the display mode for tracked changes. Read/write.

Panning

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Microsoft Word is in Panning mode. Read/write.

Parent

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

ReadingLayout

Sets or returns a Boolean that represents whether a document is being viewed in reading layout view. .

ReadingLayoutActualView

Sets or returns a Boolean that represents whether pages displayed in reading layout view are displayed using the same layout as printed pages.

ReadingLayoutAllowEditing

Returns a Boolean that represents whether to allow editing of text in Reading Layout mode. Read/write.

ReadingLayoutAllowMultiplePages

Sets or returns a Boolean that represents whether reading layout view displays two pages side by side.

ReadingLayoutTruncateMargins

Returns or sets a WdReadingLayoutMargin constant that represents whether margins are visible or hidden when a document is viewed in Full Screen Reading view. Read/write.

Reviewers

Returns a Reviewers object that represents all reviewers.

RevisionsBalloonShowConnectingLines

True for Microsoft Word to display connecting lines from the text to the revision and comment balloons. Read/write Boolean.

RevisionsBalloonSide

Sets or returns a WdRevisionsBalloonMargin constant that specifies whether Word displays revision balloons in the left or right margin in a document.

RevisionsBalloonWidth

Sets or returns a Single representing the global setting in Microsoft Word that specifies the width of the revision balloons. Read/write.

RevisionsBalloonWidthType

Sets or returns a WdRevisionsBalloonWidthType constant representing the global setting that specifies how Microsoft Word measures the width of revision balloons. Read/write.

RevisionsView

Sets or returns a WdRevisionsView constant representing the global option that specifies whether Word displays the original version of a document or a version with revisions and formatting changes applied. Read/write.

SeekView

Returns or sets the document element displayed in print layout view. Read/write WdSeekView.

ShadeEditableRanges

Returns or sets a Long that represents whether shading is applied to the ranges in a document for which users have permission to modify. .

ShowAll

True if all nonprinting characters (such as hidden text, tab marks, space marks, and paragraph marks) are displayed. Read/write Boolean.

ShowAnimation

True if text animation is displayed. Read/write Boolean.

ShowBookmarks

True if square brackets are displayed at the beginning and end of each bookmark. Read/write Boolean.

ShowComments

True for Microsoft Word to display the comments in a document. Read/write Boolean.

ShowCropMarks

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether to show crop marks in the corners of pages to indicate where margins are located. Read/write.

ShowDrawings

True if objects created with the drawing tools are displayed in print layout view. Read/write Boolean.

ShowFieldCodes

True if field codes are displayed. Read/write Boolean.

ShowFirstLineOnly

True if only the first line of body text is shown in outline view. Read/write Boolean.

ShowFormat

True if character formatting is visible in outline view. Read/write Boolean.

ShowFormatChanges

True for Microsoft Word to display formatting changes made to a document with Track Changes enabled. Read/write Boolean.

ShowHiddenText

True if text formatted as hidden text is displayed. Read/write Boolean.

ShowHighlight

True if highlight formatting is displayed and printed with a document. Read/write Boolean.

ShowHyphens

True if optional hyphens are displayed. An optional hyphen indicates where to break a word when it falls at the end of a line. Read/write Boolean.

ShowInkAnnotations

Returns or sets Boolean that shows or hides handwritten ink annotations. True displays ink annotations. False hides ink annotations.

ShowInsertionsAndDeletions

True for Microsoft Word to display insertions and deletions that were made to a document with Track Changes enabled. Read/write Boolean.

ShowMainTextLayer

True if the text in the specified document is visible when the header and footer areas are displayed. This property is equivalent to the Show/Hide Document Text button on the Header and Footer toolbar. Read/write Boolean.

ShowMarkupAreaHighlight

Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether the markup area that shows revision and comment balloons is shaded. Read/write.

ShowObjectAnchors

True if object anchors are displayed next to items that can be positioned in print layout view. Read/write Boolean.

ShowOptionalBreaks

True if Microsoft Word displays optional line breaks. Read/write Boolean.

ShowOtherAuthors

True if other authors' presence should be visible in the document. Read/write Boolean.

ShowParagraphs

True if paragraph marks are displayed. Read/write Boolean.

ShowPicturePlaceHolders

True if blank boxes are displayed as placeholders for pictures. Read/write Boolean.

ShowRevisionsAndComments

True for Microsoft Word to display revisions and comments that were made to a document with Track Changes enabled. Read/write Boolean.

ShowSpaces

True if space characters are displayed. Read/write Boolean.

ShowTabs

True if tab characters are displayed. Read/write Boolean.

ShowTextBoundaries

True if dotted lines are displayed around page margins, text columns, objects, and frames in print layout view. Read/write Boolean.

ShowXMLMarkup

Returns a Long that represents whether XML tags are visible in a document.

SplitSpecial

Returns or sets the active window pane. Read/write WdSpecialPane.

TableGridlines

True if table gridlines are displayed. Read/write Boolean.

Type

Returns or sets the view type. Read/write WdViewType.

WrapToWindow

True if lines wrap at the right edge of the document window rather than at the right margin or the right column boundary. Read/write Boolean.

Zoom

Returns a Zoom object that represents the magnification for the specified view.

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