Selection.CreateTextbox Method (Word)
Adds a default-size text box around the selection.
Required. A variable that represents a Selection object.
If the selection is an insertion point, this method changes the pointer to a cross-hair pointer so that the user can draw a text box.
Using this method is equivalent to clicking the Text Box button on the Drawing toolbar. A text box is a rectangle with an associated text frame.
This example adds a text box around the selection and then changes the text box's line style.
If Selection.Type = wdSelectionNormal Then