Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007 and 2010. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Aligning Paragraphs in a Macro.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated September 8, 2016)
If you are writing a VBA macro, you may want to apply paragraph alignment formatting within your document. To do so, you use the Alignment property, as follows:
Selection.ParagraphFormat.Alignment = wdAlignParagraphCenter
Notice that the Alignment property is set to a preset Word value, in this case wdAlignParagraphCenter. There are a number of different values you can use in your alignment:
WordTips is your source for cost-effective Microsoft Word training. (Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (12039) applies to Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010. You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Word here: Aligning Paragraphs in a Macro.
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