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For a Microsoft Word 2000 version of this article, see 211458. For a Microsoft Word 97 version of this article, see 170725. For a Microsoft Word 98 version of this article, see 183643.
The following sample macro searches for a specified paragraph style in a Microsoft Word 2002, Microsoft Office Word 2003 or Microsoft Office Word 2007 document and adds text to the beginning of each occurrence that it finds.
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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 WithEnd Sub
For more information about searching text in Word documents, in the Visual Basic Editor, click Microsoft Visual Basic Help on the Help menu, type find object 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 following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290140 OFFXP: How to Run Sample Code from Knowledge Base Articles
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