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Document.ConvertPublicationType Method

Office 2007
Converts the specified publication to the specified publication type.

Syntax

expression.ConvertPublicationType(Value)

expression   A variable that represents a Document object.

Parameters

NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
ValueRequiredPbPublicationTypeThe type of publication to which you want the publication converted.

Remarks

When a publication is converted, any settings that apply to its previous type remain, but are ignored. For example, converting a print publication to a Web publication results in any advanced print settings being ignored. If the publication is converted back to a print publication, the settings take effect again.

Use the PublicationType property of the Document object to determine the publication type of a publication.

The Value parameter can be one of the following PbPublicationType constants declared in the Microsoft Office Publisher type library.

pbTypePrint
pbTypeWeb

Example

The following example determines if the active publication is a print publication. If it is, the publication is converted to a Web publication.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub ChangePublicationType()
    With ActiveDocument
        If .PublicationType = pbTypePrint Then
        .ConvertPublicationType (pbTypeWeb)
        End If
    End With
End Sub



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