Range.Kana Property (Word)

Office 2013 and later
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Returns or sets whether the specified range of Japanese language text is hiragana or katakana. Read/write WdKana.

expression .Kana

expression Required. A variable that represents a Range object.

This property returns wdUndefined if the range contains a mix of hiragana and katakana or if the range contains some non-Japanese text. If you set the Kana property to wdUndefined, an error occurs.

This example displays what type of Japanese text the current selection contains.

Select Case Selection.Range.Kana 
 Case wdKanaHiragana 
 MsgBox "This text is hiragana." 
 Case wdKanaKatakana 
 MsgBox "This text is katakana." 
 Case wdUndefined 
 MsgBox "This text is a mix of " _ 
 & "hiragana and katakana." 
End Select

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