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ActiveDocument Property

Office 2003

Returns a Document object that represents the active document (the document with the focus). If there are no documents open, an error occurs. Read-only.


This example displays the name of the active document, or if there are no documents open, it displays a message.

If Application.Documents.Count >= 1 Then
    MsgBox ActiveDocument.Name
    MsgBox "No documents are open"
End If

This example collapses the selection to an insertion point and then creates a range for the next five characters in the selection.

Dim rngTemp As Range

Selection.Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseStart
Set rngTemp = ActiveDocument.Range(Start:=Selection.Start, _
    End:=Selection.Start + 5)

This example inserts texts at the beginning of the active document and then prints the document.

Dim rngTemp As Range

Set rngTemp = ActiveDocument.Range(Start:=0, End:=0)
With rngTemp
    .InsertBefore "Company Report"
    .Font.Name = "Arial"
    .Font.Size = 24
End With