Printing Styles in a Macro

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated January 14, 2020)

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You probably already know that you can print a list of the styles defined in a document by using the controls in the Print dialog box. What if you want to do the same task from within a macro, however? In that case you would use the PrintOut method as follows:

ActiveDocument.PrintOut Item:=wdPrintStyles

When you run the line, Word prints the exact same thing that would appear if you choose to print Styles in the Print What drop-down list of the Print dialog box.

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Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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2017-01-09 14:10:22

Paul Hanson

Instead of sending this list to a printer, is there a way to send it to a Word document?


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