Application Methods

The Application type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public method Activate Activates the specified object. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method add_DocumentBeforeClose Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_DocumentBeforePrint Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_DocumentBeforeSave Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_DocumentChange Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_DocumentOpen Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_DocumentSync Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_EPostageInsert Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_EPostageInsertEx Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_EPostagePropertyDialog Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_MailMergeAfterMerge Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_MailMergeAfterRecordMerge Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_MailMergeBeforeMerge Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_MailMergeBeforeRecordMerge Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_MailMergeDataSourceLoad Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_MailMergeDataSourceValidate Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_MailMergeDataSourceValidate2 Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_MailMergeWizardSendToCustom Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_MailMergeWizardStateChange Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_NewDocument Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_ProtectedViewWindowActivate Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_ProtectedViewWindowBeforeClose Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_ProtectedViewWindowBeforeEdit Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_ProtectedViewWindowDeactivate Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_ProtectedViewWindowOpen Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_ProtectedViewWindowSize Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_Quit Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_Startup Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_WindowActivate Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_WindowBeforeDoubleClick Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_WindowBeforeRightClick Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_WindowDeactivate Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_WindowSelectionChange Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_WindowSize Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_XMLSelectionChange Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method add_XMLValidationError Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method AddAddress Adds an entry to the address book. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method AutomaticChange Performs an AutoFormat action when there's a change suggested by the Office Assistant. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method BuildKeyCode Returns a unique number for the specified key combination. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method CentimetersToPoints Converts a measurement from centimeters to points (1 cm = 28.35 points). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method ChangeFileOpenDirectory Sets the folder in which Microsoft Word searches for documents. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method CheckGrammar Checks a string for grammatical errors. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method CheckSpelling Checks a string for spelling errors. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method CleanString Removes nonprinting characters (character codes 1 – 29) and special Microsoft Word characters from the specified string or changes them to spaces (character code 32). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method CompareDocuments Compares two documents and returns a _Document object that represents the document that contains the differences between the two documents, marked using tracked changes. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method DDEExecute Sends a command or series of commands to an application through the specified dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method DDEInitiate Opens a dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to another application, and returns the channel number. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method DDEPoke Uses an open dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to send data to an application. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method DDERequest Uses an open dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to request information from the receiving application, and returns the information as a string. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method DDETerminate Closes the specified dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to another application. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method DDETerminateAll Closes all dynamic data exchange (DDE) channels opened by Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method DefaultWebOptions Returns the DefaultWebOptions object that contains global application-level attributes used by Microsoft Word whenever you save a document as a Web page or open a Web page. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method DiscussionSupport Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method Dummy2 Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method Dummy4 Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method GetAddress Returns an address from the default address book. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method GetDefaultTheme Returns a String that represents the name of the default theme plus the theme formatting options Microsoft Word uses for new documents, e-mail messages, or Web pages. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method GetSpellingSuggestions Returns a SpellingSuggestions collection that represents the words suggested as spelling replacements for a given word. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method GoBack Moves the insertion point among the last three locations where editing occurred in the active document. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method GoForward Moves the insertion point forward among the last three locations where editing occurred in the active document. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method Help Displays on-line Help information. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method HelpTool Changes the pointer from an arrow to a question mark, indicating that you'll get context-sensitive Help information about the next command or screen element you click. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method InchesToPoints Converts a measurement from inches to points (1 inch = 72 points). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method Keyboard Returns or sets the keyboard language and layout settings. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method KeyboardBidi Sets the keyboard language to a right-to-left language and the text entry direction to right-to-left. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method KeyboardLatin Sets the keyboard language to a left-to-right language and the text entry direction to left-to-right. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method KeyString Returns the key combination string for the specified keys (for example, CTRL+SHIFT+A). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method LinesToPoints Converts a measurement from lines to points (1 line = 12 points). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method ListCommands Creates a new document and then inserts a table of Microsoft Word commands along with their associated shortcut keys and menu assignments. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method LoadMasterList Loads a bibliography source file. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method LookupNameProperties Looks up a name in the global address book list and displays the Properties dialog box, which includes information about the specified name. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method MergeDocuments Compares two documents and returns a _Document object that represents the document that contains the differences between the two documents, marked using tracked changes. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method MillimetersToPoints Converts a measurement from millimeters to points (1 mm = 2.85 points). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method MountVolume This member is for Macintosh only and should not be used. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method Move Positions a task window or the active document window. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method NewWindow Opens a new window with the same document as the specified window. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method NextLetter This member is for Macintosh only and should not be used. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method OnTime Starts a background timer that runs a macro at a specified time. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method OrganizerCopy Copies the specified AutoText entry, toolbar, style, or macro project item from the source document or template to the destination document or template. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method OrganizerDelete Deletes the specified style, AutoText entry, toolbar, or macro project item from a document or template. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method OrganizerRename Renames the specified style, AutoText entry, toolbar, or macro project item in a document or template. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method PicasToPoints Converts a measurement from picas to points (1 pica = 12 points). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method PixelsToPoints Converts a measurement from pixels to points. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method PointsToCentimeters Converts a measurement from points to centimeters (1 centimeter = 28.35 points). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method PointsToInches Converts a measurement from points to inches (1 inch = 72 points). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method PointsToLines Converts a measurement from points to lines (1 line = 12 points). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method PointsToMillimeters Converts a measurement from points to millimeters (1 millimeter = 2.835 points). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method PointsToPicas Converts a measurement from points to picas (1 pica = 12 points). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method PointsToPixels Converts a measurement from points to pixels. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method PrintOut Prints all or part of the specified document. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method PrintOut2000 Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method PrintOutOld Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method ProductCode Returns the Microsoft Word globally unique identifier (GUID) as a String. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method PutFocusInMailHeader Places the insertion point in the To line of the mail header if the document in the active window is an e-mail document. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method Quit Quits Microsoft Word and optionally saves or routes the open documents. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method remove_DocumentBeforeClose Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_DocumentBeforePrint Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_DocumentBeforeSave Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_DocumentChange Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_DocumentOpen Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_DocumentSync Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_EPostageInsert Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_EPostageInsertEx Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_EPostagePropertyDialog Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_MailMergeAfterMerge Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_MailMergeAfterRecordMerge Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_MailMergeBeforeMerge Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_MailMergeBeforeRecordMerge Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_MailMergeDataSourceLoad Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_MailMergeDataSourceValidate Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_MailMergeDataSourceValidate2 Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_MailMergeWizardSendToCustom Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_MailMergeWizardStateChange Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_NewDocument Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_ProtectedViewWindowActivate Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_ProtectedViewWindowBeforeClose Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_ProtectedViewWindowBeforeEdit Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_ProtectedViewWindowDeactivate Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_ProtectedViewWindowOpen Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_ProtectedViewWindowSize Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_Quit Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_Startup Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_WindowActivate Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_WindowBeforeDoubleClick Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_WindowBeforeRightClick Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_WindowDeactivate Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_WindowSelectionChange Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_WindowSize Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_XMLSelectionChange Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method remove_XMLValidationError Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from ApplicationEvents4_Event.)
Public method Repeat Repeats the most recent editing action one or more times. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method ResetIgnoreAll Clears the list of words that were previously ignored during a spelling check. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method Resize Sizes the Microsoft Word application window or the specified task window. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method Run Runs a Visual Basic macro. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method RunOld Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method ScreenRefresh Updates the display on the monitor with the current information in the video memory buffer. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method SendFax Starts the Fax Wizard. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method SetDefaultTheme Sets a default theme for Microsoft Word to use with new documents, e-mail messages, or Web pages. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method ShowClipboard Displays the Clipboard task pane. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method ShowMe Displays the Office Assistant or the Help window when there's more information available. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method SubstituteFont Sets font-mapping options, which are reflected in theFont Substitution dialog box (Compatibility tab, Options dialog box, Tools menu). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method ThreeWayMerge Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public method ToggleKeyboard Switches the keyboard language setting between right-to-left and left-to-right languages. (Inherited from _Application.)
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