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Options.AutoFormatReplacePlainTextEmphasis Property (Word)

True if manual emphasis characters are replaced with character formatting when Word formats a document or range automatically. For example, "*bold*" is changed to "bold" and "_underline_" is changed to "underline." Read/write Boolean.

expression .AutoFormatReplacePlainTextEmphasis

expression A variable that represents an Options object.

This example turns on the replacement of manual emphasis characters with character formatting

Options.AutoFormatReplacePlainTextEmphasis = True 
Selection.Range.AutoFormat

This example returns the status of the *Bold* and _underline_ with real formatting option on the AutoFormat tab in the AutoCorrect dialog box (Tools menu).

Dim blnAutoFormat as Boolean 
 
blnAutoFormat = Options.AutoFormatReplacePlainTextEmphasis
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