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Paragraphs Members (Word)

Office 2010

A collection of Paragraph objects in a selection, range, or document.

Name

Description

Add

Returns a Paragraph object that represents a new, blank paragraph added to a document.

CloseUp

Removes any spacing before the specified paragraphs.

DecreaseSpacing

Decreases the spacing before and after paragraphs in six-point increments.

IncreaseSpacing

Increases the spacing before and after paragraphs in six-point increments.

Indent

Indents one or more paragraphs by one level.

IndentCharWidth

Indents one or more paragraphs by a specified number of characters.

IndentFirstLineCharWidth

Indents the first line of one or more paragraphs by a specified number of characters.

Item

Returns an individual Paragraph object in a collection.

OpenOrCloseUp

Toggles spacing before paragraphs.

OpenUp

Sets spacing before the specified paragraphs to 12 points.

Outdent

Removes one level of indent for one or more paragraphs.

OutlineDemote

Applies the next heading level style (Heading 1 through Heading 8) to the specified paragraphs.

OutlineDemoteToBody

Demotes the specified paragraph or paragraphs to body text by applying the Normal style.

OutlinePromote

Applies the previous heading level style (Heading 1 through Heading 8) to the specified paragraph or paragraphs.

Reset

Removes manual paragraph formatting (formatting not applied using a style). .

Space1

Single-spaces the specified paragraphs.

Space15

Formats the specified paragraphs with 1.5-line spacing.

Space2

Double-spaces the specified paragraphs. .

TabHangingIndent

Sets a hanging indent to a specified number of tab stops.

TabIndent

Sets the left indent for the specified paragraphs to a specified number of tab stops.

Name

Description

AddSpaceBetweenFarEastAndAlpha

True if Microsoft Word is set to automatically add spaces between Japanese and Latin text for the specified paragraphs. This property returns wdUndefined if it’s set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

AddSpaceBetweenFarEastAndDigit

True if Microsoft Word is set to automatically add spaces between Japanese text and numbers for the specified paragraphs. This property returns wdUndefined if it’s set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

Alignment

Returns or sets a WdParagraphAlignment constant that represents the alignment for the specified paragraphs. Read/write.

Application

Returns an Application object that represents the Microsoft Word application.

AutoAdjustRightIndent

True if Microsoft Word is set to automatically adjust the right indent for the specified paragraphs if you’ve specified a set number of characters per line. Returns wdUndefined if the AutoAdjustRightIndent property is set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

BaseLineAlignment

Returns or sets a WdBaselineAlignment constant that represents the vertical position of fonts on a line. Read/write.

Borders

Returns a Borders collection that represents all the borders for the specified object.

CharacterUnitFirstLineIndent

Returns or sets the value (in characters) for a first-line or hanging indent. Use a positive value to set a first-line indent, and use a negative value to set a hanging indent. Read/write Single.

CharacterUnitLeftIndent

Returns or sets the left indent value (in characters) for the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

CharacterUnitRightIndent

Returns or sets the right indent value (in characters) for the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

Count

Returns a Long that represents the number of paragraphs in the collection. Read-only.

Creator

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

DisableLineHeightGrid

True if Microsoft Word aligns characters in the specified paragraphs to the line grid when a set number of lines per page is specified. Returns wdUndefined if the DisableLineHeightGrid property is set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

FarEastLineBreakControl

True if Microsoft Word applies East Asian line-breaking rules to the specified paragraphs. Returns wdUndefined if the FarEastLineBreakControl property is set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

First

Returns a Paragraph object that represents the first item in the Paragraphs collection.

FirstLineIndent

Returns or sets the value (in points) for a first line or hanging indent. Use a positive value to set a first-line indent, and use a negative value to set a hanging indent. Read/write Single.

Format

Returns or sets a ParagraphFormat object that represents the formatting of the specified paragraph or paragraphs.

HalfWidthPunctuationOnTopOfLine

True if Microsoft Word changes punctuation symbols at the beginning of a line to half-width characters for the specified paragraphs. This property returns wdUndefined if it’s set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

HangingPunctuation

True if hanging punctuation is enabled for the specified paragraphs. This property returns wdUndefined if it’s set to True for only some of the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

Hyphenation

True if the specified paragraphs are included in automatic hyphenation. False if the specified paragraphs are to be excluded from automatic hyphenation. Read/write Long.

KeepTogether

True if all lines in the specified paragraphs remain on the same page when Microsoft Word repaginates the document. Read/write Long.

KeepWithNext

True if the specified paragraphs remain on the same page as the paragraphs that follow it when Microsoft Word repaginates the document. Read/write Long.

Last

Returns a Paragraph object that represents the last item in the collection of paragraphs.

LeftIndent

Returns or sets a Single that represents the left indent value (in points) for the specified paragraphs. Read/write.

LineSpacing

Returns or sets the line spacing (in points) for the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

LineSpacingRule

Returns or sets the line spacing for the specified paragraphs. Read/write WdLineSpacing.

LineUnitAfter

Returns or sets the amount of spacing (in gridlines) after the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

LineUnitBefore

Returns or sets the amount of spacing (in gridlines) before the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

NoLineNumber

True if line numbers are repressed for the specified paragraphs. Can be True, False, or wdUndefined. Read/write Long.

OutlineLevel

Returns or sets the outline level for the specified paragraphs. Read/write WdOutlineLevel.

PageBreakBefore

True if a page break is forced before the specified paragraphs. Can be True, False, or wdUndefined. Read/write Long.

Parent

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

ReadingOrder

Returns or sets the reading order of the specified paragraphs without changing their alignment. Read/write WdReadingOrder.

RightIndent

Returns or sets the right indent (in points) for the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

Shading

Returns a Shading object that refers to the shading formatting for the specified paragraphs.

SpaceAfter

Returns or sets the amount of spacing (in points) after the specified paragraph or text column. Read/write Single.

SpaceAfterAuto

True if Microsoft Word automatically sets the amount of spacing after the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

SpaceBefore

Returns or sets the spacing (in points) before the specified paragraphs. Read/write Single.

SpaceBeforeAuto

True if Microsoft Word automatically sets the amount of spacing before the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

Style

Returns or sets the style for the specified paragraphs. Read/write Variant.

TabStops

Returns or sets a TabStops collection that represents all the custom tab stops for the specified paragraphs. Read/write.

WidowControl

True if the first and last lines in the specified paragraph remain on the same page as the rest of the paragraph when Word repaginates the document. Can be True, False or wdUndefined. Read/write Long.

WordWrap

True if Microsoft Word wraps Latin text in the middle of a word in the specified paragraphs. Read/write Long.

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