In this post, we are excited to present you 3 quick ways to select the current page in your Word document.
Now and then, you will probably find yourself in the need of selecting the current page as to copy or extract the contents. Normally, we would place cursor at the start of the page and hold down the left-click to select the whole page. But you have to admit that this method doesn’t work well all the time, since errors can occur. While it’s not rocket science to do the job, you can save your time by adopting quicker methods.
Here are our 3 solutions.
Method 1: Keyboard Shortcuts for One-page Document
When there is just one page in the document, what you need to do is place your insertion pointer anywhere inside the document and press “Ctrl+ A”.
Method 2: Keyboard Shortcuts for Multi-page Document
Now speaking of document in multi-page, you can take the bellowing steps:
- Firstly, position the insertion pointer at the beginning of the target page.
- Next press “Shift”.
- Then scroll down to the bottom of that page and click at the end of the page.
Method 3: Run Word Macro
- First and foremost, click on the target page.
- Then click “Developer” tab.
- Next click “Visual Basic” to open VBA editor. Or press “Alt+ F11” to do so.
- Now click “Normal” project and then the “Insert” tab.
- Select “Module” on the drop-down menu.
- Next double click on the newly inserted module to open the coding space.
- Paste the following codes there:
Sub SelectCurrentPage() Dim lCurrentPageStart As Long Dim lCurrentPageEnd As Long Dim objPageRange As Range Dim nCurrentPageNumber As Integer Dim nAllPageNumber As Integer nCurrentPageNumber = Selection.Information(wdActiveEndPageNumber) nAllPageNumber = Selection.Information(wdNumberOfPagesInDocument) ' Get the start position of current page. lCurrentPageStart = Selection.GoTo(What:=wdGoToPage, Which:=wdGoToNext, Name:=nCurrentPageNumber).Start ' Get the end position of current page. If nCurrentPageNumber = nAllPageNumber Then lCurrentPageEnd = ActiveDocument.Content.End Else lCurrentPageEnd = Selection.GoTo(What:=wdGoToPage, Which:=wdGoToNext, Name:=nCurrentPageNumber + 1).Start End If ' Select current page. Set objPageRange = ActiveDocument.Range(Start:=lCurrentPageStart, End:=lCurrentPageEnd) objPageRange.Select End Sub
- Finally, click “Run” or hit “F5”. All texts on that page are now in selection.
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