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Global.Selection Property

Office 2007
Returns a Selection object that represents a selected range or the insertion point. Read-only.



expression   A variable that represents a Global object.


This example displays the selected text.

Visual Basic for Applications
If Selection.Type = wdSelectionNormal Then MsgBox Selection.Text

This example applies the Arial font and bold formatting to the selection.

Visual Basic for Applications
With Selection.Font
    .Bold = True
    .Italic = False
    .Name = "Arial"
End With

If the insertion point isn't located in a table, the selection is moved to the next table.

Visual Basic for Applications
If Selection.Information(wdWithInTable) = False Then 
    Selection.GoToNext What:=wdGoToTable
End If