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How to select all word objects in Word?

Author: Amanda Li Last Modified: 2012-08-08

Sometimes we insert some word document objects in Word document. How to select all inserted word document objects in Word? This tutorial will guide you to select all embedded word document objects.

Select all embedded word document objects with the VBA

Select all embedded word document objects with Kutool for Word

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Instead of selecting one by one, the VBA is an easier way to select all embedded word document objects

VBA code can select all embedded word document objects, do as follows:

Step 1: Press Alt+F11 to open VBA window;

Step 2: Click Module from Insert tab, put the code into Module window;

Step 3: Click Rundoc-reverse-sign-6 button or press F5 to apply the VBA.

The VBA code to select all word document objects:

Sub SelectAllEmbedWordObject()
Dim tempTable As InlineShape
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
ActiveDocument.DeleteAllEditableRanges wdEditorEveryone
For Each tempTable In ActiveDocument.InlineShapes
If InStr(tempTable.OLEFormat.ProgID, "Word") = 1 Then
tempTable.Range.Paragraphs(1).Range.Editors.Add wdEditorEveryone
End If
ActiveDocument.SelectAllEditableRanges wdEditorEveryone
ActiveDocument.DeleteAllEditableRanges wdEditorEveryone
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub

arrow blue right bubbleSelect all embedded word document objects with Kutool for Word

Actually, there is a more convenient and quicker way to select all inserted word document objects in Word. You do not need to study VBA. After installing Kutool for Word, only one click will help you quickly select all embedded word document objects in whole document or in the selection.

Kutools for Word, a handy add-in, includes groups of tools to ease your work and enhance your ability of processing word document. Free Trial for 45 days! Get It Now!

Click Kutools > click Paragraph Select in Paragraph group > click Select All Embedded Word Objects Paragraphs from drop down list. See screenshot:


Note: if you make a selection in the document first, this tool will only select all embedded word document objects of the selection.

For more detailed information about Select Embed Word Object Paragraphs of Kutools for Word. please visit: Paragraph Select feature description

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