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Bold the last word in vb

Posted on 2007-03-26
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I know this will bold the last line:

myDOc.Sentences.Last.Bold = True

How can I bold the last "word"
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by:Daniel Wilson
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Is this in MS Word?  What version?
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by:al4629740
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yes, ms word 2003
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by:EDDYKT
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myDOc.Sentences.Words(myDOc.Sentences.Words.count-1).Bold = True
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myDOc.Sentences.Last.Words(myDOc.Sentences.Last.Words.count-2).Bold = True
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by:al4629740
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I get "data member not found.."  Why is this happening?
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by:al4629740
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I tried:
myDOc.Words.Last.Bold = True

But it does not do anything.  Why Not?????
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Daniel Wilson earned 300 total points
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How many carriage returns or page breaks do you have after your "last" word?

Trying EDDYKT's script above, I found that it worked right when I had a return after my last word.  When I deleted that return the next-to-last word was what was bolded.  

I find that myDoc.Words.Last evaluates to a return.  What's working for me is:
ThisDocument.Words.Item(ThisDocument.Words.Count - 1).Bold = True
   
(Besides EDDYKT's code).
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