Global Members

Contains top-level properties and methods that don't need to be preceded by the Application property.

The Global type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public method BuildKeyCode Returns a unique number for the specified key combination. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method CentimetersToPoints Converts a measurement from centimeters to points (1 cm = 28.35 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method ChangeFileOpenDirectory Sets the folder in which Microsoft Word searches for documents. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method CheckSpelling Checks a string for spelling errors. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method CleanString Removes nonprinting characters (character codes 1 – 29) and special Microsoft Word characters from the specified string or changes them to spaces (character code 32). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method DDEExecute Sends a command or series of commands to an application through the specified dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method DDEInitiate Opens a dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to another application, and returns the channel number. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method DDEPoke Uses an open dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to send data to an application. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method DDERequest Uses an open dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to request information from the receiving application, and returns the information as a string. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method DDETerminate Closes the specified dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to another application. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method DDETerminateAll Closes all dynamic data exchange (DDE) channels opened by Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method GetSpellingSuggestions Returns a SpellingSuggestions collection that represents the words suggested as spelling replacements for a given word. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method Help Displays on-line Help information. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method InchesToPoints Converts a measurement from inches to points (1 inch = 72 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method KeyString Returns the key combination string for the specified keys (for example, CTRL+SHIFT+A). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method LinesToPoints Converts a measurement from lines to points (1 line = 12 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method MillimetersToPoints Converts a measurement from millimeters to points (1 mm = 2.85 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method NewWindow Opens a new window with the same document as the specified window. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PicasToPoints Converts a measurement from picas to points (1 pica = 12 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PixelsToPoints Converts a measurement from pixels to points. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PointsToCentimeters Converts a measurement from points to centimeters (1 centimeter = 28.35 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PointsToInches Converts a measurement from points to inches (1 inch = 72 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PointsToLines Converts a measurement from points to lines (1 line = 12 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PointsToMillimeters Converts a measurement from points to millimeters (1 millimeter = 2.835 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PointsToPicas Converts a measurement from points to picas (1 pica = 12 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PointsToPixels Converts a measurement from points to pixels. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method Repeat Repeats the most recent editing action one or more times. (Inherited from _Global.)
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  NameDescription
Public property ActiveDocument Returns a Document object that represents the active document (the document with the focus). If there are no documents open, an error occurs. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property ActivePrinter Returns or sets the name of the active printer. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property ActiveProtectedViewWindow Gets a ProtectedViewWindow object that represents the active protected view window (the protected view window with the focus). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property ActiveWindow Returns a Window object that represents the active window (the window with the focus). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property AddIns Returns a AddIns collection that represents all available add-ins, regardless of whether they're currently loaded. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property AnswerWizard Returns a AnswerWizard object that contains the files used by the online Help search engine. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Application Returns a _Application object that represents the Microsoft Word application. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Assistant Returns a Assistant object that represents the Microsoft Office Assistant. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property AutoCaptions Returns a AutoCaptions collection that represents the captions that are automatically added when items such as tables and pictures are inserted into a document. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property AutoCorrect Returns a AutoCorrect object that contains the current AutoCorrect options, entries, and exceptions. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property AutoCorrectEmail Returns a AutoCorrect object that represents automatic corrections made to e-mail messages. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property CaptionLabels Returns a CaptionLabels collection that represents all the available caption labels. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property CommandBars Returns a CommandBars collection that represents the menu bar and all the toolbars in Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Creator Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which the specified object was created. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property CustomDictionaries Returns a Dictionaries object that represents the collection of active custom dictionaries. Active custom dictionaries are marked with a check in the Custom Dictionaries dialog box. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property CustomizationContext Returns or sets a Template or Document object that represents the template or document in which changes to menu bars, toolbars, and key bindings are stored. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Dialogs Returns a Dialogs collection that represents all the built-in dialog boxes in Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Documents Returns a Documents collection that represents all the open documents. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property FileConverters Returns a FileConverters collection that represents all the file converters available to Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property FindKey Returns a KeyBinding object that represents the specified key combination. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property FontNames Returns a FontNames object that includes the names of all the available fonts. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property HangulHanjaDictionaries Returns a HangulHanjaConversionDictionaries collection that represents all the active custom conversion dictionaries. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property IsObjectValid Determines if the specified variable that references an object is valid. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property IsSandboxed Gets whether the application window is a protected view window. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property KeyBindings Returns a KeyBindings collection that represents customized key assignments, which include a key code, a key category, and a command. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property KeysBoundTo Returns a KeysBoundTo object that represents all the key combinations assigned to the specified item. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property LandscapeFontNames Returns a FontNames object that includes the names of all the available landscape fonts. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Languages Returns a Languages collection that represents the proofing languages listed in the Language dialog box. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property LanguageSettings Returns a LanguageSettings object, which contains information about the language settings in Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property ListGalleries Returns a ListGalleries collection that represents the three list template galleries: Bulleted, Numbered, and Outline Numbered. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property MacroContainer Returns a Template or Document object that represents the template or document in which the module that contains the running procedure is stored. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Name Returns or sets the name of the specified object. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property NormalTemplate Returns a Template object that represents the Normal template. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Options Returns an Options object that represents application settings in Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Parent Returns an object that represents the parent object of the specified object. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property PortraitFontNames Returns a FontNames object that includes the names of all the available portrait fonts. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property PrintPreview Determines if print preview is the current view. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property ProtectedViewWindows Gets a ProtectedViewWindows object that represents the open protected view windows. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property RecentFiles Returns a RecentFiles collection that represents the most recently accessed files. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Selection Returns the Selection object that represents a selected range or the insertion point. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property ShowVisualBasicEditor Determines if the Visual Basic Editor window is visible. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property StatusBar Displays the specified text in the status bar. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property SynonymInfo Returns a SynonymInfo object that contains information from the thesaurus on synonyms, antonyms, or related words and expressions for the specified word or phrase. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property System Returns a System object, which can be used to return system-related information and perform system-related tasks. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Tasks Returns a Tasks collection that represents all the applications that are running. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Templates Returns a Templates collection that represents all the available templates — global templates as well as those attached to open documents. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property VBE Returns a VBE object that represents the Visual Basic Editor. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property Windows Returns a Windows collection that represents all document windows. The collection corresponds to the window names that appear at the bottom of the Window menu. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public property WordBasic Returns an Automation object (Word.Basic) that includes methods for all the WordBasic statements and functions available in Microsoft Word version 6.0 and Word for Windows 95. (Inherited from _Global.)
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