Word Quick Format Document | VBA Macro #3

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This is a Word Macro that will help you quickly format a document consistently without having to click all the typical formatting options. This macro can help prevent common mistakes and provide a more consistent formatting result. The macro is built to format only the selected content of the document. If nothing is selected, then the entire document is formatted. This code can be easily customized to meet your unique formatting needs!

See it in Action!

Watch this video to see this macro in action.

The Code

Here is the code behind this macro.
'Leverage & Lean "Less Clicks, More Results"
Sub QuickFormat()
' Means variable is in use
Dim objItem As Object '
Dim objApp As Object '

'Reference the current Object
Set objApp = Word.Application
Set objItem = objApp.Selection.Document.Content
'If nothing is selected format the entire document.
If Word.Selection.Type <> 2 Then
End If
'If something is selected format that selection.

'Formatting Options
With Selection.Font
.Color = RGB(0, 0, 0)
.Size = 12
.Bold = False
.Italic = False
.Underline = False
.Name = "Times New Roman"
End With

'Jump to the beginning of the document and Exit Sub
Selection.HomeKey Unit:=wdStory
Set objItem = Nothing

End Sub
'Stay Awesome!

Macro Instructions

Watch this video to get started using this macro.


These lines of code can be customized to personalize this macro.
19 .Color = RGB(0, 0, 0) ‘Color is set to Black
20 .Size = 12 ‘Size is set to 12
21 .Bold = False ‘Bold is set to False. Set to True for Bold text.
22 .Italic = False ‘Italic is set to False. Set to True for Italic text.
23 .Underline = False ‘Underline is set to False. Set to True for Underline text.
24 .Name = “Times New Roman” ‘Change Font here. (“Calibri”, “Arial”, etc.)

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