Pane Object (Word)
Represents a window pane. The Pane object is a member of the Panes collection. The Panes collection includes all the window panes for a single window.
Use Panes(Index), where Index is the index number, to return a single Pane object. The following example closes the active pane.
If ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.Panes.Count >= 2 Then _ ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.ActivePane.Close
Use the Add method or the Split property to add a window pane. The following example splits the active window at 20 percent of the current window size.
The following example splits the active window in half.
You can use the SplitSpecial property to show comments, footnotes, or endnotes in a separate pane.
A window has more than one pane if the window is split or the view is not print layout view and information such as footnotes or comments are displayed. The following example displays the comments pane in normal view and then prompts to close the pane.
ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View.Type = wdNormalView If ActiveDocument.Comments.Count >= 1 Then ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View.SplitSpecial = wdPaneComments response = _ MsgBox("Do you want to close the comments pane?", vbYesNo) If response = vbYes Then _ ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.ActivePane.Close End If