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Microsoft KB Archive/170724

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WD97: Macro to Determine If Insertion Point Is in a Table

Article ID: 170724

Article Last Modified on 7/13/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q170724


SUMMARY

When you write a macro in Visual Basic for Applications, you may need to know whether the insertion point is positioned within a Word for Windows table.

The sample macro in the "More Information" section of this article displays a message box stating whether the insertion point is within a Word for Windows table.

MORE INFORMATION

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This example uses the Visual Basic for Applications "Information" property to determine whether the insertion point is within a table.

   Sub IsInTable()
      'Macro to determine if the insertion point is in a Word table
      If Selection.Information(wdWithInTable) Then
         MsgBox "Insertion point is in a Word table"
      Else
         MsgBox "Insertion point is not in a Word table"
      End If
   End Sub
                

For more information about using the Information property, in the Visual Basic for Applications Editor, click the Office Assistant, type Information, click Search, and then click to view "Information Property."

NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If Word Help is not installed on your computer, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

120802 Office: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component


For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

173707 OFF97: How to Run Sample Code from Knowledge Base Articles



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