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Document.ActiveWindow Property

Office 2007
Returns a Window object that represents the active window (the window with the focus). Read-only.



expression   A variable that represents a Document object.


If there are no windows open, using the ActiveWindow property generates an error occurs.


This example displays the caption text for the active window.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub WindowCaption()
    MsgBox ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.Caption
End Sub

This example opens a new window for the active window of the active document and then tiles all the windows.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub WindowTiled()
    Dim wndTileWindow As Window
    Set wndTileWindow = ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.NewWindow
    Windows.Arrange ArrangeStyle:=wdTiled
End Sub

This example splits the first document window.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub WindowSplit()
    Documents(1).ActiveWindow.Split = True
End Sub