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Subject:Re: Overlines continued From:Shawn Wilson <shawn -dot- wilson -at- IDSNET -dot- COM> Date:Wed, 10 Mar 1999 18:25:24 -0800
I believe you would use "Selection.Text"
Integrated Decision Systems
From: Beth Friedman [SMTP:bjf -at- WAVEFRONT -dot- COM]
Sent: Wednesday, March 10, 1999 11:36 AM
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Subject: Re: Overlines continued
In our previous episode, Clark, Robert said:
> . . . can any of our more advanced macro developer types
> come up with a macro for Word that allows the writer to highlight
> and apply a macro to use the field code application without having
> in the word in the Field code text box?
It'd be trivial to do, but I don't have the time to fuss with it.
Basically, record a macro with generic text, then go to the macro
editor and replace the text with the variable "Selection$()" --
the variable that's equivalent to whatever text is selected.
At least, that's how it'd work in WordBasic. I don't know VBA well
enough to know if the variable is the same.