WD2000: Macro to Insert Style Name in Each Paragraph

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In Microsoft Word, you can display the style names used in a document as a view option only. There is no built-in feature that inserts the style name of each paragraph next to that paragraph and prints out the information.

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NOTE: This macro will change the text in your document. Therefore, you should run it on a backup copy of your document (rename the document and run the macro in the renamed document).
   Sub InsertStyleNames()
      ' This example inserts the style name at the beginning of every
      ' paragraph in the active document.
      Dim para As Object
      ' Move to beginning of document.
      Selection.HomeKey Unit:=wdStory
      For Each para In ActiveDocument.Paragraphs
         ' Move cursor to beginning of line.
         Selection.HomeKey wdLine
         ' Inserts the style name and >> characters.
         Selection.TypeText para.Style & ">>"
         ' Move to next paragraph.
         Selection.Move wdParagraph
      Next para
   End Sub


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226118 OFF2000: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications
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Article ID: 211215 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 1.0
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  • Microsoft Word 2000
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