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Selection.MoveRight Method (Word)

Moves the selection to the right and returns the number of units it has been moved.

expression .MoveRight(Unit, Count, Extend)

expression Required. A variable that represents a Selection object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Unit

Optional

WdUnits

The unit by which the selection is to be moved.The default value is wdCharacter.

Count

Optional

Variant

The number of units the selection is to be moved. The default value is 1.

Extend

Optional

Variant

Can be either wdMove or wdExtend. If wdMove is used, the selection is collapsed to the endpoint and moved to the right. If wdExtend is used, the selection is extended to the right. The default value is wdMove.

Return Value

Long

When the Unit is wdCell, the Extend argument can only be wdMove.

This example moves the selection before the previous field and then selects the field.

With Selection 
 Set MyRange = .GoTo(wdGoToField, wdGoToPrevious) 
 .MoveRight Unit:=wdWord, Count:=1, Extend:=wdExtend 
 If Selection.Fields.Count = 1 Then Selection.Fields(1).Update 
End With

This example moves the selection one character to the right. If the move is successful, MoveRight returns 1.

If Selection.MoveRight = 1 Then MsgBox "Move was successful"

This example moves the selection to the next table cell.

If Selection.Information(wdWithInTable) = True Then 
 Selection.MoveRight Unit:=wdCell, Count:=1, Extend:=wdMove 
End If
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