Window.GetPoint Method (Word)

Office 2013 and later
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Returns the screen coordinates of the specified range or shape.

expression .GetPoint(ScreenPixelsLeft, ScreenPixelsTop, ScreenPixelsWidth, ScreenPixelsHeight, obj)

expression Required. A variable that represents a Window object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

ScreenPixelsLeft

Required

Long

The variable name to which you want Microsoft Word to return the value for the left edge of the object.

ScreenPixelsTop

Required

Long

The variable name to which you want Word to return the value for the top edge of the object.

ScreenPixelsWidth

Required

Long

The variable name to which you want Word to return the value for the width of the object.

ScreenPixelsHeight

Required

Long

The variable name to which you want Word to return the value for the height of the object.

obj

Required

Object

A Range or Shape object.

If the entire range or shape isn't visible on the screen, an error occurs.

This example examines the current selection and returns its screen coordinates.

Dim pLeft As Long 
Dim pTop As Long 
Dim pWidth As Long 
Dim pHeight As Long 
 
ActiveWindow.GetPoint pLeft, pTop, pWidth, pHeight, _ 
 Selection.Range 
MsgBox "Left = " & pLeft & vbLf _ 
 & "Top = " & pTop & vbLf _ 
 & "Width = " & pWidth & vbLf _ 
 & "Height = " & pHeight

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