Global Methods

The Global type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public method BuildKeyCode Returns a unique number for the specified key combination. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method CentimetersToPoints Converts a measurement from centimeters to points (1 cm = 28.35 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method ChangeFileOpenDirectory Sets the folder in which Microsoft Word searches for documents. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method CheckSpelling Checks a string for spelling errors. (Inherited from _Global.)
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 _Global.)
Public method DDEExecute Sends a command or series of commands to an application through the specified dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method DDEInitiate Opens a dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to another application, and returns the channel number. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method DDEPoke Uses an open dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to send data to an application. (Inherited from _Global.)
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 _Global.)
Public method DDETerminate Closes the specified dynamic data exchange (DDE) channel to another application. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method DDETerminateAll Closes all dynamic data exchange (DDE) channels opened by Microsoft Word. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method GetSpellingSuggestions Returns a SpellingSuggestions collection that represents the words suggested as spelling replacements for a given word. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method Help Displays on-line Help information. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method InchesToPoints Converts a measurement from inches to points (1 inch = 72 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method KeyString Returns the key combination string for the specified keys (for example, CTRL+SHIFT+A). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method LinesToPoints Converts a measurement from lines to points (1 line = 12 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method MillimetersToPoints Converts a measurement from millimeters to points (1 mm = 2.85 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method NewWindow Opens a new window with the same document as the specified window. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PicasToPoints Converts a measurement from picas to points (1 pica = 12 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PixelsToPoints Converts a measurement from pixels to points. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PointsToCentimeters Converts a measurement from points to centimeters (1 centimeter = 28.35 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PointsToInches Converts a measurement from points to inches (1 inch = 72 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PointsToLines Converts a measurement from points to lines (1 line = 12 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PointsToMillimeters Converts a measurement from points to millimeters (1 millimeter = 2.835 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PointsToPicas Converts a measurement from points to picas (1 pica = 12 points). (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method PointsToPixels Converts a measurement from points to pixels. (Inherited from _Global.)
Public method Repeat Repeats the most recent editing action one or more times. (Inherited from _Global.)
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