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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 Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word.dll)

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. This example is for an application-level add-in.

private void DocumentSelectionChange()
    Document vstoDoc = Globals.Factory.GetVstoObject(this.Application.ActiveDocument);
    vstoDoc.SelectionChange += new Microsoft.Office.Tools.Word.SelectionEventHandler(ThisDocument_SelectionChange);

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