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# Document.HyphenationZone Property

Office 2007
Returns or sets the width of the hyphenation zone, in points. Read/write Long.

Syntax

expression.HyphenationZone

expression   A variable that represents a Document object.

Remarks

The hyphenation zone is the maximum amount of space that Microsoft Word leaves between the end of the last word in a line and the right margin.

Example

This example enables automatic hyphenation for MyReport.doc. The hyphenation zone is set to 36 points (0.5 inch).

Visual Basic for Applications
``````With Documents("MyReport.doc")
.AutoHyphenation = True
.HyphenationZone = 36
End With``````

This example sets the hyphenation zone to 0.25 inch (18 points) and then starts manual hyphenation of the active document.

Visual Basic for Applications
``````With ActiveDocument
.HyphenationZone = InchesToPoints(0.25)
.ManualHyphenation
End With``````