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Selection.TypeText Method

Office 2007
Inserts the specified text.

Syntax

expression.TypeText(Text)

expression   Required. A variable that represents a Selection object.

Parameters

NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
TextRequiredStringThe text to be inserted.

Remarks

If the ReplaceSelection property is True, the selection is replaced by the specified text. If ReplaceSelection is False, the specified text is inserted before the selection.

Example

If Word is set so that typing replaces selected text, this example collapses the selection before inserting "Hello." This technique prevents existing document text from being replaced.

Visual Basic for Applications
If Options.ReplaceSelection = True Then
    Selection.Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseStart
    Selection.TypeText Text:="Hello"
End If

This example inserts "Title" followed by a new paragraph.

Visual Basic for Applications
Options.ReplaceSelection = False
With Selection
    .TypeText Text:="Title"
    .TypeParagraph
End With



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