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View Object

Office 2007
Contains the view attributes (such as show all, field shading, and table gridlines) for a window or pane.


Use the View property to return the View object. The following example sets view options for the active window.

Visual Basic for Applications
With ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View
    .ShowAll = True
    .TableGridlines = True
    .WrapToWindow = False
End With

Use the Type property to change the view. The following example switches the active window to normal view.

Visual Basic for Applications
ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View.Type = wdNormalView

Use the Percentage property to change the size of the text on-screen. The following example enlarges the on-screen text to 120 percent.

Visual Basic for Applications
ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View.Zoom.Percentage = 120

Use the SeekView property to view comments, endnotes, footnotes, or the document header or footer. The following example displays the current footer in the active window in print layout view.

Visual Basic for Applications
With ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View
    .Type = wdPrintView
    .SeekView = wdSeekCurrentPageFooter
End With

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