ParagraphFormat.TabStops Property (Word)

Office 2013 and later

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Returns or sets a TabStops collection that represents all the custom tab stops for the specified paragraphs. Read/write.

expression .TabStops

expression A variable that represents a ParagraphFormat object.

For information about returning a single member of a collection, see Returning an Object from a Collection.

This example adds a centered tab stop at 2 inches to all the paragraphs in the active document. The InchesToPoints method is used to convert inches to points.

With ActiveDocument.Paragraphs.TabStops 
 .Add Position:= InchesToPoints(2), Alignment:= wdAlignTabCenter 
End With

This example sets the tab stops for every paragraph in the document to match the tab stops in the first paragraph.

Set para1Tabs = ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1).TabStops 
ActiveDocument.Paragraphs.TabStops = para1Tabs