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Left Property


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Returns a Single indicating the position (in points) of the left edge of the reader spread from the workspace. Read-only.

expression.Left

expression   Required. An expression that returns one of the above objects.

Returns or sets a Variant indicating the distance from the left edge of the page to the leftmost edge of the specified shape. Numeric values are in points; all other values are in any measurement supported by Microsoft Publisher (for example, "2.5 in"). Read/write.

expression.Left

expression   Required. An expression that returns one of the above objects.

Returns a Variant indicating the distance from the left edge of the page to the leftmost edge of all the shapes in the specified shape range. Numeric values are in points; all other values are in any measurement supported by Microsoft Publisher (for example, "2.5 in"). Read-only.

expression.Left

expression   Required. An expression that returns one of the above objects.

Returns or sets a Long indicating the position (in points) of the left edge of the Microsoft Publisher application window relative to the left edge of the screen. Read/write.

expression.Left

expression   Required. An expression that returns one of the above objects.

Example

This example sets the horizontal position of the first shape in the active publication to 1 inch from the left edge of the page.

With ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes(1)
    .Left = InchesToPoints(1)
End With

This example sets the horizontal position of the active window to 100 points.

With ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow
    .WindowState = pbWindowStateNormal
    .Left = 100
    .Top = 0
End With
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