ParagraphFormat.OpenUp Method (Word)
Sets spacing before the specified paragraphs to 12 points.
Required. A variable that represents a ParagraphFormat object.
You can also use the SpaceBefore property to set the spacing of paragraphs. The following two statements are equivalent:
Selection.ParagraphFormat.SpaceBefore = 12
This example changes the formatting of the second paragraph in the active document to leave 12 points of space before the paragraph.