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VB.NET, Word, Paragraphs, Borders

Posted on 2004-04-29
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Does anyone know how I can get the following to work?

VB.NET doesn't seem to like to apply borders unless you are dealing with a table although the VB macro editor seems to suggest this is the right way to do this.

        With objWord.Selection

            .TypeText("Summary")

            With .Borders(Word.WdBorderType.wdBorderBottom)
                .LineStyle = objWord.Options.DefaultBorderLineStyle
                .LineWidth = objWord.Options.DefaultBorderLineWidth
                .Color = objWord.Options.DefaultBorderColor
            End With

        End With

VB.NET chokes on trying to pass wdBorderBottom as an index to .Borders

The following does work in Word so I don't get what the difference is when I switch to building a word file in VB.NET

Sub Macro7()
    With Selection.Borders(wdBorderBottom)
        .LineStyle = Options.DefaultBorderLineStyle
        .LineWidth = Options.DefaultBorderLineWidth
        .Color = Options.DefaultBorderColor
    End With
End Sub
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Question by:Knomaze
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tgannetts earned 500 total points
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The compiler can't determine with property of the Word.Borders class is the default one.

You need toamend the following line

With .Borders(Word.WdBorderType.wdBorderBottom)

to

With .Borders.Item(Word.WdBorderType.wdBorderBottom)

This should solve your problem.

Tom
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by:Knomaze
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WOO HOO!

Do you realize how many hours I've been trying to find that - nothing seems to reference the differenc on the net anywhere.

It also solves my problem with accessing objWord.ActiveDocument.Styles("Normal").Font

Corrected Form should be:

        objWord.ActiveDocument.Styles.Item("Normal").Font

Thank-you very much :)
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