Microsoft KB Archive/251015
Article ID: 251015
Article Last Modified on 10/11/2006
- Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q251015
The following macro is an example of how to select each cell in a table, test the cell for text, and then format only the cells that contain text.
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For more information about how to use the sample code in this article, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
212536 OFF2000: How to Run Sample Code from Knowledge Base Articles
Sub EditMyTable() ' Test if in a table. If Selection.Information(wdWithInTable) Then ' Set myRange as the document work area. Set myRange = Selection.Range ' Set oTable as the selected table. Set oTable = myRange.Tables(1) ' Loop through the cells of the table. For Each acell In oTable.Range.Cells ' Sets myCell equal to the text minus the end-of-cell marker. Set myCell = ActiveDocument.Range(Start:=acell.Range.Start, _ End:=acell.Range.End - 1) ' Formats cell if # of characters greater than zero. If Len(Trim(myCell)) > 0 Then acell.Shading.Texture = wdTexture10Percent End If ' Goes to next cell of table Next acell Else ' Returns a message if insertion point not in a table. MsgBox "You Are Not In A Table" GoTo Bottom: End If MsgBox "This Macro Is Finished" Bottom: End Sub
For additional information about programming assistance, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
212623 WD2000: Macro Programming Resources
226118 OFF2000: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications
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