Microsoft Word Collapse Method VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)

Microsoft Word Collapse Method VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)


Method collapses a selection or cursor to the starting or ending position in a range based on direction. After a selection is collapsed, the starting and ending points turns equal.




Its an optional argument which is variant in nature, following constants can be passed to move cursor in a direction which are the members of WdCollapseDirection  enum:

  1. wdCollapseStart : collapse cursor to start of selection. This is default
  2. wdCollapseEnd : collapse cursor to the end of selection


Public Sub CollapseExample()
    'Grabe Selection
    Dim oRange As Range
    Set oRange = Selection.Range
    'Collapse Start
    oRange.Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseStart
    'Collapse end
    oRange.Collapse Direction:=wdCollapseEnd
    'Memory cleanup
    Set oRange = Nothing
End Sub

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