View.ShowObjectAnchors Property (Word)

True if object anchors are displayed next to items that can be positioned in print layout view. Read/write Boolean.

expression .ShowObjectAnchors

expression An expression that returns a View object.

This example adds a frame around the selection, switches the active window to print layout view, and shows object anchors for framed objects.

Selection.Frames.Add(Range:=Selection.Range).LockAnchor = True 
With ActiveDocument.ActiveWindow.View 
 .Type = wdPrintView 
 .ShowObjectAnchors = True 
End With