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Microsoft KB Archive/170725

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Article ID: 170725

Article Last Modified on 1/20/2007



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q170725


SUMMARY

The following sample macros can be used to search for the occurrence of text in a Microsoft Word document.

MORE INFORMATION

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Sub EditFindLoopExample()
 'This example inserts "Tip: " at the beginning of
 ' every paragraph formatted with the Heading 3 style.
     With ActiveDocument.Content.Find
         .ClearFormatting
         .Style = wdStyleHeading3
         'The Do...Loop statement repeats a series of
         ' actions each time this style is found.
         Do While .Execute(Forward:=True, Format:=True) = True
                 With .Parent
                     'If the found text is the last
                     ' paragraph in the document...
                     If .End = ActiveDocument.Content.End Then
                         .StartOf Unit:=wdParagraph, Extend:=wdMove
                         .InsertAfter "Tip: "
                         Exit Do
                     'If the found text is *not* the last
                     ' paragraph in the document...
                     Else
                         .StartOf Unit:=wdParagraph, Extend:=wdMove
                         .InsertAfter "Tip: "
                         .Move Unit:=wdParagraph, Count:=1
                     End If
                 End With
         'Goes back to the beginning of the Do...Loop statement.
         Loop
     End With
 End Sub


                

For more information about searching text in Word documents, from the Visual Basic Editor, click the Office Assistant, type "find," click Search, and then click to view "Find Object."

NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If the Assistant is not able to answer your query, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

176476 OFF: Office Assistant Not Answering Visual Basic Questions


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

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


REFERENCES

For more information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

163435 VBA: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications



Additional query words: vb vba vbe

Keywords: kbdtacode kbhowto kbmacroexample KB170725