Selection.Expand method (Word)

Expands the specified range or selection. Returns the number of characters added to the range or selection. Long.


expression. Expand( _Unit_ )

expression Required. A variable that represents a Selection object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Unit Optional Variant A WdUnits constant that represents the unit by which to expand the range. The default value is wdWord.


This example capitalizes the first character in the selection and then expands the selection to include the entire sentence.

With Selection 
 .Characters(1).Case = wdTitleSentence 
 .Expand Unit:=wdSentence 
End With

See also

Selection Object

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