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Range.Columns Property (Word)

Returns a Columns collection that represents all the table columns in the range. Read-only.

expression .Columns

expression A variable that represents a Range object.

For information about returning a single member of a collection, see Returning an Object from a Collection.

This example displays the number of columns in the first table in the active document.

If ActiveDocument.Tables.Count >= 1 Then 
 MsgBox ActiveDocument.Tables(1).Columns.Count 
End If

This example sets the width of the current column to 1 inch.

If Selection.Information(wdWithInTable) = True Then 
 Selection.Columns.SetWidth ColumnWidth:=InchesToPoints(1), _ 
End If