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Cell.CellTextOrientation Property (Publisher)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 8/24/2017
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Returns or sets a PbTextOrientation that represents the flow of text in a specified table cell. Read/write.


expression. CellTextOrientation

_expression_A variable that represents a Cell object.

Return Value



The CellTextOrientation property value can be one of the PbTextOrientation constants declared in the Microsoft Publisher type library.


This example increases the height of the cells in the first row, and then adds vertically-oriented heading text.

Sub VerticalText() 
 Dim rowTable As Row 
 Dim celTable As Cell 

 With ActiveDocument.Pages(2).Shapes(1).Table.Rows(1) 
 .Height = Application.InchesToPoints(1.5) 
 For Each celTable In .Cells 
 With celTable 
 .CellTextOrientation _ 
 = pbTextOrientationVerticalEastAsia 
 .TextRange.ParagraphFormat.Alignment _ 
 = pbParagraphAlignmentCenter 
 .TextRange.Text = "Column Heading " _ 
 &; celTable.Column 
 End With 
 End With 
End Sub
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