Select shape after autotext insertion

I have an autotext entry which inserts some text and then it inserts a coloured text box. The problem I have is that I can't work out how to select the text box that was just inserted through this autotext entry.  I can't use shape.name as there could be multiples of this shape inserted. Can someone shed some light on this matter for me?  
ActiveDocument.AttachedTemplate.AutoTextEntries("Expanding Text Box").Insert Where:=Selection.Range, RichText:=True

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Joanne M. OrzechManager, Document Services CenterCommented:
Can you explain why you're using a textbox?
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Fi69Author Commented:
Hi there.  My template is a newsletter with coloured highlight boxes.  So they put a little bit of text in the coloured box that they want to draw the reader's attention to.
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Joanne M. OrzechManager, Document Services CenterCommented:
If the text box is set to be "inline with text" you could use the following code....
    NormalTemplate.AutoTextEntries("TestingTextBox").Insert Where:=Selection. _
        Range, RichText:=True
    Selection.MoveLeft Unit:=wdWord, Count:=1, Extend:=wdExtend

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Fi69Author Commented:
Didn't think of that!
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Joanne M. OrzechManager, Document Services CenterCommented:
Great!  Thanks so much... glad I was able to help.

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