Selection.ClearParagraphDirectFormatting Method (Word)

Office 2013 and later

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Removes paragraph formatting that has been applied manually (using the buttons on the ribbon or through the dialog boxes) from the selected text.

expression .ClearParagraphDirectFormatting

expression An expression that returns a Selection object.

This method does not remove paragraph formatting that has been applied by using a paragraph style. To remove paragraph formatting that the user has applied by using paragraph styles, use the ClearParagraphStyle method. To remove all paragraph formatting, both style and manual formatting, use the ClearParagraphAllFormatting method.

Note Note

For more information about how to remove character formatting, see the ClearCharacterAllFormatting, ClearCharacterDirectFormatting, or ClearCharacterStyle method.