Options.AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyHeadings Property (Word)

Office 2013 and later

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True if styles are automatically applied to headings as you type. Read/write Boolean.

expression .AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyHeadings

expression A variable that represents an Options collection.

This example sets Word to automatically apply the Heading1 through Heading 9 styles to headings as you type.

Options.AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyHeadings = True

This example returns the status of the Headings option on the AutoFormat As You Type tab in the AutoCorrect dialog box (Tools menu).

Dim blnAutoFormat as Boolean 
blnAutoFormat = Options.AutoFormatAsYouTypeApplyHeadings