How to: Set the Building Blocks That You Can Use for a Content Control
Last modified: March 15, 2012
Applies to: Office 2013 | Word 2013
A document building block is a predesigned piece of content, such as a cover page or a header or footer. Microsoft Word includes a library of document building blocks that users can choose from to insert into a document.
A ContentControl Object (Word) object with a ContentControl.Type Property (Word) property value of wdContentControlBuildingBlockGallery specifies a content control that can contain document building blocks.
The WdBuildingBlockTypes enumeration contains each building block type. You can only use the following building block types within a building block gallery content control:
Custom 1 though Custom 5
Custom Quick Parts
For more information about content controls, see Working with Content Controls.
The objects used in this sample are:
The following code sample instantiates a building block gallery content control and then adds a building block to the content control.
Sub SetBuildingBlock() Dim strTitle As String strTitle = "My Equation" Dim objContentControl As ContentControl Set objContentControl = ActiveDocument.ContentControls _ .Add(wdContentControlBuildingBlockGallery) objContentControl.Title = strTitle objContentControl.BuildingBlockType = wdTypeEquations End Sub