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Application.NewWindow Method (Word)

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

expression .NewWindow

expression Required. A variable that represents an Application object.

Return Value


A colon (:) and a number appear in the window caption when more than one window is open for a document. If the NewWindow method is used with the Application object, a new window is opened for the active window. The following two instructions are functionally equivalent.

Set myWindow = ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.NewWindow 
Set myWindow = NewWindow

This example posts a message that indicates the number of windows that exist before and after you open a new window for Document1.

MsgBox Windows.Count & " windows open" 
MsgBox Windows.Count & " windows open"

This example opens a new window, arranges all the open windows, closes the new window, and then rearranges the open windows.

Set myWindow = NewWindow 
Windows.Arrange ArrangeStyle:=wdTiled 
Windows.Arrange ArrangeStyle:=wdTiled
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