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Range Members 

Represents a contiguous area in a document.

The following tables list the members exposed by the Range type.

  Name Description
Application Returns an Application object that represents the Microsoft Word application.
Bold Determines if the font or range is formatted as bold.
BoldBi Determines if the font or range is formatted as bold.
BookmarkID Returns the number of the bookmark that encloses the beginning of the specified selection or range; returns 0 (zero) if there's no corresponding bookmark.
Bookmarks Returns a Bookmarks collection that represents all the bookmarks in a range.
Borders Returns a Borders collection that represents all the borders for the specified object.
CanEdit  
CanPaste  
Case Returns or sets a WdCharacterCase constant that represents the case of the text in the specified range.
Cells Returns a Cells collection that represents the table cells in a range.
Characters Returns a Characters collection that represents the characters in a range.
CharacterWidth Returns or sets the character width of the specified range.
Columns Returns a Columns collection that represents all the table columns in the range.
CombineCharacters Determines if the specified range contains combined characters.
Comments Returns a Comments collection that represents all the comments in the specified range.
Creator Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which the specified object was created.
DisableCharacterSpaceGrid Determines if Microsoft Word ignores the number of characters per line for the range.
Document Returns a Document object associated with the specified range.
Duplicate Returns a Range object that represents all the properties of the specified range.
Editors Returns an Editors object that represents all the users authorized to modify a selection or range within a document.
EmphasisMark Returns or sets the emphasis mark for a character or designated character string.
End Returns or sets the ending character position of a range.
EndnoteOptions Returns a EndnoteOptions object that represents the endnotes in a range or selection.
Endnotes Returns a Endnotes collection that represents all the endnotes in a range.
EnhMetaFileBits Returns a picture representation of how a selection or range of text appears.
Fields Returns a read-only Fields collection that represents all the fields in the range.
Find Returns a Find object that contains the criteria for a find operation.
FitTextWidth Returns or sets the width (in the current measurement units) in which Microsoft Word fits the text in the current range.
Font Returns or sets a Font object that represents the character formatting of the specified object.
FootnoteOptions Returns a FootnoteOptions object that represents the footnote options in a range.
Footnotes Returns a Footnotes collection that represents all the footnotes in a range.
FormattedText Returns or sets a Range object that includes the formatted text in the specified range or selection.
FormFields Returns a FormFields collection that represents all the form fields in the range.
Frames Returns a Frames collection that represents all the frames in a range.
GrammarChecked Determines if a grammar check has been run on the specified range.
GrammaticalErrors Returns a ProofreadingErrors collection that represents the sentences that failed the grammar check on the specified range.
HighlightColorIndex Returns or sets the highlight color for the specified range.
HorizontalInVertical Returns or sets the formatting for horizontal text set within vertical text.
HTMLDivisions Returns a HTMLDivisions object that represents an HTML division in a Web document.
Hyperlinks Returns a Hyperlinks collection that represents all the hyperlinks in the specified range.
ID Returns or sets the identifying label for the specified object when the current document is saved as a Web page.
Information Returns information about the specified selection or range.
InlineShapes Returns a InlineShapes collection that represents all the InlineShape objects in a document, range, or selection.
IsEndOfRowMark Determines if the specified range is collapsed and is located at the end-of-row mark in a table.
Italic Determines if the range is formatted as italic.
ItalicBi Determines if the range is formatted as italic.
Kana Returns or sets whether the specified range of Japanese language text is hiragana or katakana.
LanguageDetected Returns or sets a value that specifies whether Microsoft Word has detected the language of the specified text.
LanguageID Returns or sets the language for the specified object.
LanguageIDFarEast Returns or sets an East Asian language for the specified object.
LanguageIDOther Returns or sets the language for the specified object.
ListFormat Returns a ListFormat object that represents all the list formatting characteristics of a range.
ListParagraphs Returns a ListParagraphs collection that represents all the numbered paragraphs in the range.
NextStoryRange Returns a Range object that refers to the next story as shown in the following table.
NoProofing Determines if the spelling and grammar checker ignores the specified text.
Orientation Returns or sets the orientation of text in a range when the Text Direction feature is enabled.
PageSetup Returns a PageSetup object that's associated with the specified range.
ParagraphFormat Returns or sets a ParagraphFormat object that represents the paragraph settings for the specified range.
Paragraphs Returns a Paragraphs collection that represents all the paragraphs in the specified range.
Parent Returns an object that represents the parent object of the specified object.
PreviousBookmarkID Returns the number of the last bookmark that starts before or at the same place as the specified range.
ReadabilityStatistics Returns a ReadabilityStatistics collection that represents the readability statistics for the specified range.
Revisions Returns a Revisions collection that represents the tracked changes in the range.
Rows Returns a Rows collection that represents all the table rows in a range.
Scripts Returns a Microsoft.Office.Core.Scripts collection that represents the collection of HTML scripts in the specified object.
Sections Returns a Sections collection that represents the sections in the specified range.
Sentences Returns a Sentences collection that represents all the sentences in the range.
Shading Returns a Shading object that refers to the shading formatting for the specified object.
ShapeRange Returns a ShapeRange collection that represents all the Shape objects in the specified range.
ShowAll Determines if all nonprinting characters (such as hidden text, tab marks, space marks, and paragraph marks) are displayed.
SmartTags Returns a SmartTags object that represents a smart tag in a range.
SpellingChecked Determines if spelling has been checked throughout the specified range.
SpellingErrors Returns a ProofreadingErrors collection that represents the words identified as spelling errors in the specified range.
Start Returns or sets the starting character position of a range.
StoryLength Returns the number of characters in the story that contains the specified range.
StoryType Returns the story type for the specified range.
Style Returns or sets the style for the specified object.
Subdocuments Returns a Subdocuments collection that represents all the subdocuments in the specified range.
SynonymInfo Returns a SynonymInfo object that contains information from the thesaurus on synonyms, antonyms, or related words and expressions for the specified word or phrase.
Tables Returns a Tables collection that represents all the tables in the specified range.
Text Returns or sets the text in the specified range.
TextRetrievalMode Returns a TextRetrievalMode object that controls how text is retrieved from the specified range.
TopLevelTables Returns a Tables collection that represents the tables at the outermost nesting level in the current range.
TwoLinesInOne Returns or sets whether Microsoft Word sets two lines of text in one and specifies the characters that enclose the text, if any.
Underline Returns or sets the type of underline applied to the range.
Words Returns a Words collection that represents all the words in a range.
XML Returns a String that represents the XML text in the specified object.
XMLNodes Returns a XMLNodes collection that represents the collection of all XML elements within a document or in a range— including those elements that are only partially within the range.
XMLParentNode Returns a XMLNode object that represents the parent node of a selection or range.
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  Name Description
AutoFormat Automatically formats a range.
Calculate Calculates a mathematical expression within a range.
CheckGrammar Begins a spelling and grammar check for the specified range.
CheckSpelling Begins a spelling check for the specified range.
CheckSynonyms Displays the Thesaurus dialog box, which lists alternative word choices, or synonyms, for the text in the specified range.
Collapse Collapses a range to the starting or ending position.
ComputeStatistics Returns a statistic based on the contents of the specified range.
ConvertHangulAndHanja Converts the specified range from Hangul to Hanja or vice versa.
ConvertToTable Converts text within a range or selection to a table.
ConvertToTableOld  
Copy Copies the specified object to the Clipboard.
CopyAsPicture The CopyAsPicture method works the same way as the Copy method.
CreatePublisher This member is used only on the Macintosh. For information about this member, consult the language reference Help included with Microsoft Office Macintosh Edition.
Cut Removes the specified object from the document and places it on the Clipboard.
Delete Deletes the specified number of characters or words.
DetectLanguage Analyzes the specified text to determine the language that it is written in.
EndOf Moves or extends the ending character position of a range or selection to the end of the nearest specified text unit.
Expand Expands the specified range.
GetSpellingSuggestions Returns a SpellingSuggestions collection that represents the words suggested as spelling replacements for the first word in the specified range.
GoTo Returns a Range object that represents the start position of the specified item, such as a page, bookmark, or field.
GoToEditableRange Returns a Range object that represents an area of a document that can be modified by the specified user or group of users.
GoToNext Returns a Range object that refers to the start position of the next item or location specified by the What argument.
GoToPrevious Returns a Range object that refers to the start position of the previous item or location specified by the What argument.
InRange Determines if the range to which the method is applied is contained in the specified range.
InsertAfter Inserts the specified text at the end of a range or selection.
InsertAutoText Attempts to match the text in the specified range or the text surrounding the range with an existing AutoText entry name.
InsertBefore Inserts the specified text before the specified range.
InsertBreak Inserts a page, column, or section break.
InsertCaption Inserts a caption immediately preceding or following the specified range.
InsertCaptionXP  
InsertCrossReference Inserts a cross-reference to a heading, bookmark, footnote, or endnote, or to an item for which a caption label is defined (for example, an equation, figure, or table).
InsertCrossReference_2002  
InsertDatabase Retrieves data from a data source (for example, a separate Microsoft Word document, a Microsoft Excel worksheet, or a Microsoft Access database) and inserts the data as a table in place of the specified range.
InsertDateTime Inserts the current date or time, or both, either as text or as a TIME field.
InsertDateTimeOld  
InsertFile Inserts all or part of the specified file.
InsertParagraph Replaces the specified range with a new paragraph.
InsertParagraphAfter Inserts a paragraph mark after a range.
InsertParagraphBefore Inserts a new paragraph before the specified range.
InsertSymbol Inserts a symbol in place of the specified range.
InsertXML Inserts the specified XML text into the specified range or selection.
InStory Determines if the selection or range to which this method is applied is in the same story as the range specified by the Range argument.
IsEqual Determines if the range to which this method is applied is equal to the range specified by the Range argument.
LookupNameProperties Looks up a name in the global address book list and displays the Properties dialog box, which includes information about the specified name.
ModifyEnclosure Adds, modifies, or removes an enclosure around the specified character or characters.
Move Collapses the specified range or selection to its start or end position and then moves the collapsed object by the specified number of units.
MoveEnd Moves the ending character position of a range.
MoveEndUntil Moves the end position of the specified range or selection until any of the specified characters are found in the document.
MoveEndWhile Moves the ending character position of a range while any of the specified characters are found in the document.
MoveStart Moves the start position of the specified range.
MoveStartUntil Moves the start position of the specified range or selection until one of the specified characters is found in the document.
MoveStartWhile Moves the start position of the specified range while any of the specified characters are found in the document.
MoveUntil Moves the specified range until one of the specified characters is found in the document.
MoveWhile Moves the specified range while any of the specified characters are found in the document.
Next Returns a Range object that represents the specified unit relative to the specified range.
NextSubdocument Moves the range to the next subdocument.
Paste Inserts the contents of the Clipboard at the specified range.
PasteAndFormat Pastes the selected table cells and formats them as specified.
PasteAppendTable Merges pasted cells into an existing table by inserting the pasted rows between the selected rows.
PasteAsNestedTable Pastes a cell or group of cells as a nested table into the selected range.
PasteExcelTable Pastes and formats a Microsoft Excel table.
PasteSpecial Inserts the contents of the Clipboard.
PhoneticGuide Adds phonetic guides to the specified range.
Previous Returns a Range object relative to the specified selection or range.
PreviousSubdocument Moves the range or selection to the previous subdocument. If there isn't another subdocument, an error occurs.
Relocate In outline view, moves the paragraphs within the specified range after the next visible paragraph or before the previous visible paragraph.
Select Selects the specified object.
SetRange Sets the starting and ending character positions for the range.
Sort Sorts the paragraphs in the specified range.
SortAscending Sorts paragraphs or table rows in ascending alphanumeric order.
SortDescending Sorts paragraphs or table rows in descending alphanumeric order.
SortOld  
StartOf Moves or extends the start position of the specified range or selection to the beginning of the nearest specified text unit.
SubscribeTo This member is used only on the Macintosh. For information about this member, consult the language reference Help included with Microsoft Office Macintosh Edition.
TCSCConverter Converts the specified range from Traditional Chinese to Simplified Chinese or vice versa.
WholeStory Expands a range to include the entire story.
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