Microsoft KB Archive/107878
WD: GetText$() Changes Section Breaks to Page Breaks
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 2.0, 2.0a, 2.0a-CD, 2.0b, 2.0c, 6.0, 6.0a, 6.0c
- Microsoft Word for Windows NT, version 6.0
- Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 7.0, 7.0a
- Microsoft Word for the Macintosh, versions 6.0, 6.0.1
Section breaks retrieved with the macro commands GetText$ or Selection$ become page breaks when inserted into a document.
Use the WordBasic EditCopy or EditCut and the EditPaste commands to retrieve and insert section breaks.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem with Selection$ and GetText$ in Word for Windows versions 6.x-7.x, Word versions 6.x for the Macintosh, and with Selection$ in Word 2.x for Windows. We are researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.
Additional query words:
Keywords : kbmacro kbprg wordnt winword ntword macword word6 word7 word95
Issue type : kbbug
Last Reviewed: November 4, 2000