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move method

Collapses the given text range and moves the empty range by the given number of units.

Syntax

var retval = TextRange.move(Unit, Count);

Parameters

Unit [in]

Type: BSTR

String that specifies the units to move, using one of the following values:

character

Moves one or more characters.

word

Moves one or more words. A word is a collection of characters terminated by a space or some other white-space character, such as a tab.

sentence

Moves one or more sentences. A sentence is a collection of words terminated by a punctuation character, such as a period.

textedit

Moves to the start or end of the original range.

Count [in, optional]

Type: Integer

Integer that specifies the number of units to move. This can be positive or negative. The default is 1.

Return value

Type: Integer

Integer that returns the number of units moved.

Standards information

There are no standards that apply here.

Remarks

This feature might not be available on non-Microsoft Win32 platforms.

See also

TextRange
Reference
moveEnd
moveStart

 

 

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