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Global Members (Word)

Office 2010

Contains top-level properties and methods that do not need to be preceded by the Application property.

Name

Description

BuildKeyCode

Returns a unique number for the specified key combination.

CentimetersToPoints

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

ChangeFileOpenDirectory

Sets the folder in which Word searches for documents. .

CheckSpelling

Checks a string for spelling errors. Returns a Boolean to indicate whether the string contains spelling errors. True if the string has no spelling errors.

CleanString

Removes nonprinting characters (character codes 1 – 29) and special Word characters from the specified string or changes them to spaces (character code 32), as described in the "Remarks" section. Returns the result as a String.

DDEExecute

Sends a command or series of commands to an application through the specified dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel.

DDEInitiate

Opens a dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to another application, and returns the channel number.

DDEPoke

Uses an open dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to send data to an application.

DDERequest

Uses an open dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to request information from the receiving application, and returns the information as a string.

DDETerminate

Closes the specified dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to another application.

DDETerminateAll

Closes all dynamic data exchange (DDE) channels opened by Microsoft Word. .

GetSpellingSuggestions

Returns a SpellingSuggestions collection that represents the words suggested as spelling replacements for a given word.

Help

Displays on-line Help information.

InchesToPoints

Converts a measurement from inches to points (1 inch = 72 points). Returns the converted measurement as a Single.

KeyString

Returns the key combination string for the specified keys (for example, CTRL+SHIFT+A).

LinesToPoints

Converts a measurement from lines to points (1 line = 12 points). Returns the converted measurement as a Single.

MillimetersToPoints

Converts a measurement from millimeters to points (1 mm = 2.85 points). Returns the converted measurement as a Single.

NewWindow

Opens a new window with the same document as the specified window. Returns a Window object.

PicasToPoints

Converts a measurement from picas to points (1 pica = 12 points). Returns the converted measurement as a Single.

PixelsToPoints

Converts a measurement from pixels to points. Returns the converted measurement as a Single.

PointsToCentimeters

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

PointsToInches

Converts a measurement from points to inches (1 inch = 72 points). Returns the converted measurement as a Single.

PointsToLines

Converts a measurement from points to lines (1 line = 12 points). Returns the converted measurement as a Single.

PointsToMillimeters

Converts a measurement from points to millimeters (1 millimeter = 2.835 points). Returns the converted measurement as a Single.

PointsToPicas

Converts a measurement from points to picas (1 pica = 12 points). Returns the converted measurement as a Single.

PointsToPixels

Converts a measurement from points to pixels. Returns the converted measurement as a Single.

Repeat

Repeats the most recent editing action one or more times. Returns True if the commands were repeated successfully.

Name

Description

ActiveDocument

Returns a Document object that represents the active document (the document with the focus). Read-only.

ActivePrinter

Returns or sets the name of the active printer. Read/write String.

ActiveProtectedViewWindow

Returns a ProtectedViewWindow object that represents the active protected view window (the protected view window with the focus). Read-only.

ActiveWindow

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

AddIns

Returns an AddIns collection that represents all available add-ins, regardless of whether they're currently loaded. Read-only.

Application

Returns an Application object that represents the Microsoft Word application.

AutoCaptions

Returns an AutoCaptions collection that represents the captions that are automatically added when items such as tables and pictures are inserted into a document. Read-only.

AutoCorrect

Returns an AutoCorrect object that contains the current AutoCorrect options, entries, and exceptions. Read-only.

AutoCorrectEmail

Returns an AutoCorrect object that represents automatic corrections made to e-mail messages.

CaptionLabels

Returns a CaptionLabels collection that represents all the available caption labels. Read-only.

CommandBars

Returns a CommandBars collection that represents the menu bar and all the toolbars in Microsoft Word.

Creator

Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which the specified object was created. Read-only Long.

CustomDictionaries

Returns a Dictionaries object that represents the collection of active custom dictionaries. Read-only.

CustomizationContext

Returns or sets a Template or Document object that represents the template or document in which changes to menu bars, toolbars, and key bindings are stored. Read/write. .

Dialogs

Returns a Dialogs collection that represents all the built-in dialog boxes in Word. Read-only.

Documents

Returns a Documents collection that represents all the open documents. Read-only.

FileConverters

Returns a FileConverters collection that represents all the file converters available to Microsoft Word. Read-only.

FindKey

Returns a KeyBinding object that represents the specified key combination. Read-only.

FontNames

Returns a FontNames object that includes the names of all the available fonts. Read-only.

HangulHanjaDictionaries

Returns a HangulHanjaConversionDictionaries collection that represents all the active custom conversion dictionaries.

IsObjectValid

True if the specified variable that references an object is valid. Read-only Boolean.

IsSandboxed

True if the application window is a protected view window. Read-only.

KeyBindings

Returns a KeyBindings collection that represents customized key assignments, which include a key code, a key category, and a command.

KeysBoundTo

Returns a KeysBoundTo object that represents all the key combinations assigned to the specified item.

LandscapeFontNames

Returns a FontNames object that includes the names of all the available landscape fonts.

Languages

Returns a Languages collection that represents the proofing languages listed in the Language dialog box.

LanguageSettings

Returns a LanguageSettings object, which contains information about the language settings in Microsoft Word.

ListGalleries

Returns a ListGalleries collection that represents the three list template galleries (Bulleted, Numbered, and Outline Numbered).

MacroContainer

Returns a Template or Document object that represents the template or document in which the module that contains the running procedure is stored.

Name

Returns name of the specified object. Read-only String.

NormalTemplate

Returns a Template object that represents the Normal template.

Options

Returns an Options object that represents application settings in Microsoft Word.

Parent

Returns an Object that represents the parent object of the specified Global object.

PortraitFontNames

Returns a FontNames object that includes the names of all the available portrait fonts.

PrintPreview

True if print preview is the current view. Read/write Boolean.

ProtectedViewWindows

Returns a ProtectedViewWindows object that represents the open protected view windows. Read-only.

RecentFiles

Returns a RecentFiles collection that represents the most recently accessed files.

Selection

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

ShowVisualBasicEditor

True if the Visual Basic Editor window is visible. Read/write Boolean.

StatusBar

This property is no longer supported in Microsoft Word Visual Basic for Applications.

SynonymInfo

Returns a SynonymInfo object that contains information from the thesaurus on synonyms, antonyms, or related words and expressions for the specified word or phrase.

System

Returns a System object, which can be used to return system-related information and perform system-related tasks.

Tasks

Returns a Tasks collection that represents all the applications that are running.

Templates

Returns a Templates collection that represents all the available templates—global templates and those attached to open documents.

VBE

Returns a VBE object that represents the Visual Basic Editor.

Windows

Returns a Windows collection that represents all open document windows. Read-only.

WordBasic

Returns an Automation object (Word.Basic) that includes methods for all the WordBasic statements and functions available in Word version 6.0 and Word for Windows 95. Read-only.

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