Microsoft KB Archive/106317

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WD: WordBasic Examples: Paragraph Formatting

Q106317



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





SUMMARY

This article contains a sample macro that demonstrates the use of the following WordBasic statements or functions:

   ParaKeepLinesTogether    ParaKeepLinesTogether()

   ParaKeepWithNext         ParaKeepWithNext()

   ParaPageBreakBefore      ParaPageBreakBefore()

   ParaWidowOrphanControl   ParaWidowOrphanControl() 

This article supplements the information in online Help. To open this Help topic in Word for Windows, click Contents on the Help menu and then choose the "Programming with Microsoft Word" topic. In Word for the Macintosh, click the Help icon, select Microsoft Word Help and choose the "Programming with Microsoft Word" topic.



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=== ParaKeepLinesTogether
ParaKeepLinesTogether()
ParaKeepWithNext
ParaKeepWithNext()
ParaPageBreakBefore
ParaPageBreakBefore()
ParaWidowOrphanControl
ParaWidowOrphanControl() ===

Syntax:

ParaKeepLinesTogether [On]
ParaKeepLinesTogether()
ParaKeepWithNext [On]
ParaKeepWithNext()
ParaPageBreakBefore [On]
ParaPageBreakBefore()
ParaWidowOrphanControl [On]
ParaWidowOrphanControl() 

Example:

This sample macro demonstrates the use of paragraph formatting commands and functions. The macro inserts two sample paragraphs into the document. The commands turn options on and off for the first paragraph. The functions return whether the option is on or off.

   Sub MAIN
      StartOfDocument
      For paragraph - 1 To 2
         For sentence - 1 To 20
            Insert "This is Paragraph " + Str$(paragraph)
         Next sentence
         InsertPara
      Next paragraph
      Begin Dialog UserDialog 570, 182, "Microsoft Word"
         OKButton 243, 144, 88, 21
         GroupBox 39, 5, 243, 129, "These Toggle the Values:"
         PushButton 60, 23, 197, 21, "ParaKeepLinesTogether", .Push1
         PushButton 60, 47, 197, 21, "ParaKeepWithNext", .Push2
         PushButton 60, 73, 197, 21, "ParaPageBreak", .Push3
         PushButton 60, 99, 197, 21, "ParaWidowOrphanControl", .Push4
         GroupBox 296, 5, 243, 129, "These Return The Current Value:"
         PushButton 306, 23, 202, 21, "ParaKeepLinesTogether()", .Push5
         PushButton 306, 47, 202, 21, "ParaKeepWithNext()", .Push6
         PushButton 306, 73, 202, 21, "ParaPageBreak()", .Push7
         PushButton 306, 99, 202, 21, "ParaWidowOrphanControl()", .Push8
      End Dialog
   start:
      Dim dlg As UserDialog
      choice - Dialog(dlg)
      If choice - - 1 Then Goto bye
      StartOfDocument
      a$ - GetBookmark$("\para")
      Select Case choice
         Case 1
            ParaKeepLinesTogether
            MsgBox "KeepLinesTogether has been toggled for paragraph one"
         Case 2
            ParaKeepWithNext
            MsgBox("KeepWithNext has been toggled for paragraph one")
         Case 3
            ParaPageBreakBefore
            MsgBox("PageBreakBefore has been toggled for paragraph one.")
         Case 4
            ParaWidowOrphanControl
            MsgBox("WidowOrphanControl Has been toggled.")
         Case 5
            If ParaKeepLinesTogether() - 1 Then
               MsgBox "KeepLinesTogether for paragraph one is on"
            Else
               MsgBox "KeepLinesTogether for paragraph one is off"
            End If
         Case 6
            If ParaKeepWithNext() - 1 Then
               MsgBox "KeepWithNext for paragraph one is on"
            Else
               MsgBox "KeepWithNext for paragraph one is off"
            End If
         Case 7
            If ParaPageBreakBefore() - 1 Then
               MsgBox "ParaPageBreakBefore for paragraph one is on"
            Else
               MsgBox "ParaPageBreakBefore for paragraph one is off"
            End If
         Case 8
            If ParaWidowOrphanControl() - 1 Then
               MsgBox "ParaWidowOrphanControl is on"
            Else
               MsgBox "ParaWidowOrphanControl is Off"
            End If
         Case Else
      End Select
      Goto start
   bye:
   End Sub 

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Issue type : kbhowto
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Last Reviewed: December 29, 2000
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