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WD2000: Run-time Error '5941' Using Border Constants with Font.Borders
Article ID: 212562 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q212562
When you attempt to apply borders to selected characters using Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications, the following error message may appear:
Run-time error '5941':
The requested member of the collection does not exist.
By design, character borders only take 1 or the wdBorderTop constant as arguments, because the character borders count equals 1.
For example, the following Visual Basic for Applications commands cause the error to occur if you attempt to designate a right border for a selected character:
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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:
212536To work around this problem, use either of the following lines of code to apply the border style to a selected character:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/212536/EN-US/ )OFF2000: How to Run Sample Code from Knowledge Base Articles
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
For additional information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, click the article numbers below to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/212623/EN-US/ )WD2000: Macro Programming Resources
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/226118/EN-US/ )OFF2000: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications