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TextRange.Paragraphs Method

Office 2007
Returns a TextRange object that represents the specified paragraphs.


expression.Paragraphs(Start, Length)

expression   A variable that represents a TextRange object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
StartRequiredLongThe first paragraph in the returned range.
LengthOptionalLongThe number of paragraphs to be returned. Default is 1.

Return Value


If Length is omitted, the returned range contains one paragraph.

If Length is greater than the number of paragraphs from the specified starting paragraph to the end of the text, the returned range contains all those paragraphs.

This example formats as indents the first line of the selected paragraph.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub FormatCurrentParagraph()
    Selection.TextRange.Paragraphs(Start:=1).ParagraphFormat _
        .FirstLineIndent = InchesToPoints(0.5)
End Sub