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Font.Kerning Property (Publisher)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 8/24/2017
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Returns or sets a Variant indicating the amount of horizontal spacing Microsoft Publisher applies to the characters in the text range. Read/write.


expression. Kerning

_expression_A variable that represents a Font object.

Return Value



When setting this property, numeric values are considered to be in points, and String values may be in any unit supported by Publisher. Return values are of type Single and in points. Negative values bring characters closer together than normal, and positive values spread characters farther apart than normal. The valid range is -600.0 to 600.0 points.

Use the InchesToPoints method to convert inches to points.


This example adjusts the kerning of all text in the first story to 6 point.

Application.ActiveDocument.Stories(1).TextRange.Font.Kerning = 6 
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