How to: Programmatically Extend ranges in documents
Applies to: Visual Studio Visual Studio for Mac Visual Studio Code
After you define a Range object in a Microsoft Office Word document, you change its start and end points by using the MoveStart and MoveEnd methods. The MoveStart and MoveEnd methods take the same two arguments, Unit and Count. The Count argument is the number of units to move, and the Unit argument can be one of the following WdUnits values:
Applies to: The information in this topic applies to document-level projects and VSTO Add-in projects for Word. For more information, see Features available by Office application and project type.
The following example defines a seven-character range. It then moves the start position of the range seven characters after the original start position. Because the end position of the range was also seven characters after the start position, the result is a range that consists of zero characters. The code then moves the end position seven characters after the current end position.
To extend a range
Define a range of characters. For more information, see How to: Programmatically define and select ranges in documents.
The following code example can be used in a document-level customization.
The following code example can be used in a VSTO Add-in. This example uses the active document.
Document-level customization code
To extend a range in a document-level customization
The following example shows the complete code for a document-level customization. To use this code, run it from the
ThisDocumentclass in your project.
VSTO Add-in Code
To extend a range in an application-level VSTO Add-in
The following example shows the complete code for a VSTO Add-in. To use this code, run it from the
ThisAddInclass in your project.
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