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Application.CentimetersToPoints Method

Office 2007
Converts a measurement from centimeters to points (1 cm = 28.35 points). Returns the converted measurement as a Single.

Syntax

expression.CentimetersToPoints(Centimeters)

expression   A variable that represents an Application object.

Parameters

NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
CentimetersRequiredSingleThe centimeter value to be converted to points.

Example

This example adds a centered tab stop to all the paragraphs in the selection. The tab stop is positioned at 1.5 centimeters from the left margin.

Visual Basic for Applications
Selection.Paragraphs.TabStops.Add _
    Position:=Application.CentimetersToPoints(1.5), _
    Alignment:=wdAlignTabCenter

This example sets a first-line indent of 2.5 centimeters for the first paragraph in the active document.

Visual Basic for Applications
ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1).FirstLineIndent = _
    Application.CentimetersToPoints(2.5)



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