Application Properties

The Application type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public property ActiveDocument Returns a Document object that represents the active document. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property ActiveEncryptionSession Returns a Integer that represents the encryption session associated with the active document. Read-only. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property ActivePrinter Returns or sets the name of the active printer. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property ActiveProtectedViewWindow Gets a ProtectedViewWindow object that represents the active protected view window. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property ActiveWindow Returns a Window object that represents the active window. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property AddIns Returns a AddIns collection that represents all available add-ins, regardless of whether they're currently loaded. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property AnswerWizard Returns a AnswerWizard object that contains the files used by the online Help search engine. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Application Returns a Application object that represents the Microsoft Word application. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property ArbitraryXMLSupportAvailable Returns a Boolean that represents whether Microsoft Word accepts custom XML schemas. Returns True if Word accepts custom XML schemas, or False if schemas are not accepted. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Assistance Returns an IAssistance object that represents the Microsoft Office Help Viewer. Read-only. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Assistant Returns a Assistant object that represents the Microsoft Office Assistant. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property AutoCaptions Returns a AutoCaptions collection that represents the captions that are automatically added when items such as tables and pictures are inserted into a document. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property AutoCorrect Returns a AutoCorrect object that contains the current AutoCorrect options, entries, and exceptions. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property AutoCorrectEmail Returns a AutoCorrect object that represents automatic corrections made to e-mail messages. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property AutomationSecurity Returns or sets a MsoAutomationSecurity constant that represents the security setting Microsoft Word uses when programmatically opening files. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property BackgroundPrintingStatus Returns the number of print jobs in the background printing queue. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property BackgroundSavingStatus Returns the number of files queued up to be saved in the background. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Bibliography Returns a Bibliography object that represents the bibliography references sources stored in Microsoft Office Word. Read-only. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property BrowseExtraFileTypes Set this property to "text/html" to allow hyperlinked HTML files to be opened in Microsoft Word (instead of the default Internet browser). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Browser Returns a Browser object that represents the Select Browse Object tool on the vertical scroll bar. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Build Returns the version and build number of the Word application. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property BuildFeatureCrew Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property BuildFull Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property CapsLock Determines if the CAPS LOCK key is turned on. Returns True if the CAPS LOCK key is turned on, and False if it is not. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Caption Returns or sets the caption text for the specified document or application window. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property CaptionLabels Returns a CaptionLabels collection that represents all the available caption labels. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property CheckLanguage Determines if Microsoft Word automatically detects the language you are using as you type. Returns True if Microsoft Word automatically detects the language you are using as you type, and False if it does not automatically detect the language. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property COMAddIns Returns a reference to the COMAddIns collection that represents all the Component Object Model (COM) add-ins currently loaded in Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property CommandBars Returns a CommandBars collection that represents the menu bar and all the toolbars in Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Creator Returns a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which the specified object was created. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property CustomDictionaries Returns a Dictionaries object that represents the collection of active custom dictionaries. Active custom dictionaries are marked with a check in the Custom Dictionariesdialog box. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property CustomizationContext Returns or sets a Template or Document object that represents the template or document in which changes to menu bars, toolbars, and key bindings are stored. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property DefaultLegalBlackline Determines if Microsoft Word will compare and merge documents using the Legal blackline option in the Compare and Merge Documents dialog box. Returns True if Word will use the option, and False if not. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property DefaultSaveFormat Returns or sets the default format that will appear in the Save as type box in the Save As dialog box (File menu). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property DefaultTableSeparator Returns or sets the single character used to separate text into cells when text is converted to a table. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Dialogs Returns a Dialogs collection that represents all the built-in dialog boxes in Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property DisplayAlerts Returns or sets the way certain alerts and messages are handled while a macro is running. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property DisplayAutoCompleteTips Determines if Microsoft Word displays tips that suggest text for completing words, dates, or phrases as you type. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property DisplayDocumentInformationPanel Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether the document properties panel is displayed. Read/write. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property DisplayRecentFiles Determines if the names of recently used files are displayed on the File menu. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property DisplayScreenTips Determines if comments, footnotes, endnotes, and hyperlinks are displayed as tips. Text marked as having comments is highlighted. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property DisplayScrollBars Determines if Word displays a scroll bar in at least one document window. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property DisplayStatusBar Determines if the status bar is displayed. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Documents Returns a Documents collection that represents all the open documents. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property DontResetInsertionPointProperties Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Microsoft Office Word maintains the formatting properties of the text at that position of the Insertion Point after running other code. Read/write. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Dummy1 Reserved for internal use. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property EmailOptions Returns an EmailOptions object that represents the global preferences for e-mail authoring. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property EmailTemplate Returns or sets a String that represents the document template to use when sending e-mail messages. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property EnableCancelKey Returns or sets the way that Word handles CTRL+BREAK user interruptions. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property FeatureInstall Returns or sets how Microsoft Word handles calls to methods and properties that require features not yet installed. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property FileConverters Returns a FileConverters collection that represents all the file converters available to Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property FileDialog Returns a FileDialog object which represents a single instance of a file dialog box. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property FileSearch Returns a FileSearch object that can be used to search for files using either an absolute or relative path. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property FileValidation Gets or sets how Word will validate files before opening them. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property FindKey Returns a KeyBindings object that represents the specified key combination. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property FocusInMailHeader Determines if the insertion point is in an e-mail header field. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property FontNames Returns a FontNames object that includes the names of all the available fonts. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property HangulHanjaDictionaries Returns a HangulHanjaConversionDictionaries collection that represents all the active custom conversion dictionaries. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Height Returns or sets the height of the active document window. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property International Returns information about the current country/region and international settings. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property IsObjectValid Determines if the specified variable that references an object is valid. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property IsSandboxed Gets whether the application window is a protected view window. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property KeyBindings Returns a KeyBindings collection that represents customized key assignments, which include a key code, a key category, and a command. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property KeysBoundTo Returns a KeysBoundTo object that represents all the key combinations assigned to the specified item. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property LandscapeFontNames Returns a FontNames object that includes the names of all the available landscape fonts. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Language Returns an MsoLanguageID constant that represents the language selected for the Microsoft Word user interface. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Languages Returns a Languages collection that represents the proofing languages listed in the Language dialog box. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property LanguageSettings Returns a LanguageSettings object, which contains information about the language settings in Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Left Returns or sets an Integer that represents the horizontal position of the active document (for the Application object) or the specified task or window, measured in points. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property ListGalleries Returns a ListGalleries collection that represents the three list template galleries (Bulleted, Numbered, and Outline Numbered). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property MacroContainer Returns a Template or Document object that represents the template or document in which the module that contains the running procedure is stored. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property MailingLabel Returns a MailingLabel object that represents a mailing label. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property MailMessage Returns a MailMessage object that represents the active e-mail message. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property MailSystem Returns the mail system (or systems) installed on the host machine. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property MAPIAvailable Determines if MAPI is installed. This property returns True if MAPI is installed, and False if not. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property MathCoprocessorAvailable Determines if a math coprocessor is installed and available to Microsoft Word. This property returns True if a math coprocessor is installed and available to Microsoft Word, and False if not. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property MouseAvailable Determines if there's a mouse available for the system. This property returns True if there's a mouse available for the system, and False if not. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Name Returns or sets the name of the specified object. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property NewDocument Returns a NewFile object that represents a document listed on the New Document task pane. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property NormalTemplate Returns a Template object that represents the Normal template. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property NumLock Returns the state of the NUM LOCK key. Returns True if the keys on the numeric keypad insert numbers, and False if the keys move the insertion point. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property OMathAutoCorrect Returns the auto correct entries for equations. Read-only. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property OpenAttachmentsInFullScreen Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Microsoft Office Word opens e-mail attachments in Reading mode. Read/write. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Options Returns an Options object that represents application settings in Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Parent Returns an object that represents the parent object of the specified object. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Path Returns the disk or Web path to the specified object. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property PathSeparator Returns the character used to separate folder names. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property PickerDialog Gets a PickerDialog object that provides the functionality to select people or data in a dialog box. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property PortraitFontNames Returns a FontNames object that includes the names of all the available portrait fonts. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property PrintPreview Determines if print preview is the current view. This property returns True if print preview is the current view, and False if not. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property ProtectedViewWindows Gets a ProtectedViewWindows collection that represents all protected view windows. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property RecentFiles Returns a RecentFiles collection that represents the most recently accessed files. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property RestrictLinkedStyles Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Microsoft Office Word allows linked styles. Read/write. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property ScreenUpdating Determines if screen updating is turned on. Returns True if screen updating is turned on, and False if not. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Selection Returns the Selection object that represents a selected range or the insertion point. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property ShowStartupDialog Determines if the Task Pane will be displayed when starting Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property ShowStylePreviews Returns or sets a Boolean that represents whether Microsoft Office Word shows a preview of the formatting for styles in the Styles dialog box. Read/write. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property ShowVisualBasicEditor Determines if the Visual Basic Editor window is visible. This property returns True if the Visual Basic Editor window is visible, and False if not. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property ShowWindowsInTaskbar Determines how opened documents are displayed. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property SmartArtColors Gets a SmartArtColors object that represents the set of color styles that are currently loaded in the application. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property SmartArtLayouts Gets a SmartArtLayouts object that represents the set of SmartArt layouts that are currently loaded in the application. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property SmartArtQuickStyles Gets a SmartArtQuickStyles object that represents the set of SmartArt styles that are currently loaded in the application. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property SmartTagRecognizers Returns a SmartTagRecognizers collection for an application. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property SmartTagTypes Returns a SmartTagTypes collection that represents the smart tag types for the smart tag components installed in Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property SpecialMode Determines if Microsoft Word is in a special mode (for example, CopyText mode or MoveText mode). (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property StartupPath Returns or sets the complete path of the startup folder, excluding the final separator. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property StatusBar Displays the specified text in the status bar. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property SynonymInfo Returns a SynonymInfo object that contains information from the thesaurus on synonyms, antonyms, or related words and expressions for the specified word or phrase. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property System Returns a System object, which can be used to return system-related information and perform system-related tasks. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property TaskPanes Returns a TaskPanes object that represents the most commonly performed tasks in Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Tasks Returns a Tasks collection that represents all the applications that are running. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Templates Returns a Templates collection that represents all the available templates — global templates as well as those attached to open documents. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Top Returns or sets the vertical position of the active document, in points. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property UndoRecord Gets an UndoRecord object that provides a custom entry point into the undo stack. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property UsableHeight Returns the maximum height (in points) to which you can set the height of a Microsoft Word document window. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property UsableWidth Returns the maximum width (in points) to which you can set the width of a Microsoft Word document window. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property UserAddress Returns or sets the user's mailing address. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property UserControl Determines if the document or application was created or opened by the user. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property UserInitials Returns or sets the user's initials, which Microsoft Word uses to construct comment marks. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property UserName Returns or sets the user's name, which is used on envelopes and for the Author document property. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property VBE Returns a VBE object that represents the Visual Basic Editor. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Version Returns the Microsoft Word version number. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Visible Determines if the specified object is visible. This property returns True if the specified object is visible, and False if not. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Width Returns or sets the width of the specified object, in points. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property Windows Returns a Windows collection that represents all document windows. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property WindowState Returns or sets the state of the specified document window or task window. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property WordBasic Returns an automation object (Word.Basic) that includes methods for all the WordBasic statements and functions available in Microsoft Word version 6.0 and Word for Windows 95. (Inherited from _Application.)
Public property XMLNamespaces Returns an XMLNamespaces collection that represents the XML schemas in the Schema Library. (Inherited from _Application.)
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