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WD2000: How to Use Built-in (Predefined) Bookmarks in Word
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This article discusses "built-in" or predefined bookmarks you can use to go to a location in a document.
Microsoft provides programming examples for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied. This includes, but is not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This article assumes that you are familiar with the programming language that is being demonstrated and with the tools that are used to create and to debug procedures. Microsoft support engineers can help explain the functionality of a particular procedure, but they will not modify these examples to provide added functionality or construct procedures to meet your specific requirements. Word sets and automatically updates a number of reserved bookmarks. You can use these predefined bookmarks just as you use the ones that you place in documents, except that you do not have to set them and they are not listed on the Go To tab in the Find and Replace dialog box (Edit menu).
NOTE: Predefined bookmarks cannot be used while your insertion point is within a header, footer, comment or footnote. If your macro attempts to access a predefined bookmark while the insertion point is anywhere other than in the main body of a document, the following error message appears:
You can use predefined bookmarks with the Bookmarks property. The following example sets the bookmark named "currpara" to the location marked by the predefined bookmark named "\Para".
Run-time error '5941': The requested member of the collection
does not exist.
The following example moves the insertion point to the end of the document using the predefined bookmark "\EndOfDoc":
The following table describes the predefined bookmarks available in Word.
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For more information about predefined bookmarks, in the Visual Basic Editor, click Microsoft Visual Basic Help on the Help menu, type predefined bookmarks in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topic.
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:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/212536/EN-US/ )OFF2000: How to Run Sample Code from Knowledge Base Articles
For additional information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/226118/EN-US/ )OFF2000: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications