Range.Characters property (Excel)
Returns a Characters object that represents a range of characters within the object text. Use the Characters object to format characters within a text string.
expression.Characters (Start, Length)
expression A variable that represents a Range object.
|Start||Optional||Variant||The first character to be returned. If this argument is either 1 or omitted, this property returns a range of characters starting with the first character.|
|Length||Optional||Variant||The number of characters to be returned. If this argument is omitted, this property returns the remainder of the string (everything after the Start character).|
The Characters object isn't a collection.
This example formats the third character in cell A1 on Sheet1 as bold.
With Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("A1") .Value = "abcdefg" .Characters(3, 1).Font.Bold = True End With
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