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Document.SelectionChange Event

Occurs when the selection changes in the document window.

Namespace: Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word
Assembly: Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word (in

public event SelectionEventHandler SelectionChange

The following code example displays a message that indicates that the selection has changed whenever you change the selection within the document.

private void DocumentSelectionChange()
    this.SelectionChange += new Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word.SelectionEventHandler(ThisDocument_SelectionChange);

void ThisDocument_SelectionChange(object sender, Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word.SelectionEventArgs e)
    MessageBox.Show("The selection in the document has changed.");