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Document.DefaultTabStop Property (Publisher)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 8/24/2017
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Returns or sets a Variant corresponding to the default tab stop for all text in the active publication. Valid range is 1 to 1584 points (0.014" to 22"). Once set, numeric values are considered to be in points. String values may be in any unit supported by Microsoft Publisher. Point values are always returned. If values are outside the valid range, an error is returned. Read/write.


expression. DefaultTabStop

_expression_A variable that represents a Document object.

Return Value



Use the InchesToPoints method to convert inches to points.


This example sets the DefaultTabStop property to 72 points for all text in the active publication.

Sub SetTab() 
 Application.ActiveDocument.DefaultTabStop = 72 
End Sub 
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