Selection.Collapse Method (Word)

Office 2013 and later
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Collapses a selection to the starting or ending position. After a selection is collapsed, the starting and ending points are equal.

expression .Collapse(Direction)

expression Required. A variable that represents a Selection object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Direction

Optional

Variant

The direction in which to collapse the range or selection. Can be either of the following WdCollapseDirection constants: wdCollapseEnd or wdCollapseStart. The default value is wdCollapseStart.

This example collapses the selection to an insertion point at the beginning of the previous selection.

Selection.Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseStart
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