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WD: WordBasic Examples: DrawExtendSelection


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 6.0, 6.0a, 6.0c
  • Microsoft Word for Windows NT, version 6.0
  • Microsoft Word for Windows 95, versions 7.0, 7.0a
  • Microsoft Word for the Macintosh, versions 6.0, 6.0.1


This article contains a sample macro that demonstrates the use of the following WordBasic statement or function:


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DrawExtendSelection Count


The following macro draws five drawing objects. While the fifth object is still selected, the third object is added to the selection using the DrawExtendSelection command.

   Sub MAIN
      ViewZoom .FullPage
      For OutCount = 1 To 5
         If OutCount = 3 Then
         End If
         For InCount = 1 To OutCount * 5
            If OutCount Mod 2 = 0 Then
            End If
         Next InCount
      Next OutCount
      DrawSetRange "\Page"
      DrawExtendSelect 3
      FormatDrawingObject .FillColor = "12", .FillPattern = "1"
   End Sub 

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Keywords : kbprg kbdtacode wordnt kbmacroexample ntword macword word6 word7 word95
Issue type : kbhowto
Technology : kbWordSearch kbWordWSearch kbWordMSearch

Last Reviewed: December 29, 2000
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