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TextFrame.TextRange Property

Office 2007
Returns a TextRange object that represents the text that is attached to a shape, and properties and methods for manipulating the text.



expression   A variable that represents a TextFrame object.

The following example adds text to the text frame of shape one in the active publication, and then formats the new text. This example assumes there is at least one shape on the first page of the active publication.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub AddTextToTextFrame()
    With ActiveDocument.Pages(1).TextFrame.TextRange
        .Text = "My Text"
        With .Font
            .Bold = msoTrue
            .Size = 25
            .Name = "Arial"
        End With
    End With
End Sub
The following example adds a rectangle to the active publication and adds text to it.
Visual Basic for Applications
Sub AddTextToShape()
    With ActiveDocument.Pages(1).Shapes.AddShape(Type:=msoShapeRectangle, _
        Left:=72, Top:=72, Width:=250, Height:=140)
        .TextFrame.TextRange.Text = "Here is some test text"
    End With
End Sub