UsableWidth Property
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Application.UsableWidth Property (Word)

Office 2013 and later
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Returns the maximum width (in points) to which you can set the width of a Microsoft Word document window. Read-only Long.

expression .UsableWidth

expression A variable that represents an Application object.

This example sets the size of the active document window to one quarter of the maximum allowable screen area.

With ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow 
 .WindowState = wdWindowStateNormal 
 .Top = 5 
 .Left = 5 
 .Height = (Application.UsableHeight*0.5) 
 .Width = (Application.UsableWidth*0.5) 
End With

This example displays the size of the working area in the active document window.

With ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow 
 MsgBox "Working area height = " _ 
 & .UsableHeight & vbLf _ 
 & "Working area width = " _ 
 & .UsableWidth 
End With
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