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How to select all embedded objects in Word?

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

If you need to select all embedded objects in Word, how do you select? Now this tutorial will introduce you following methods to select all embedded objects in the whole document or the selection of the document.

Select all embedded objects with the VBA

Select all embedded objects with Kutool for Word

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

VBA code can select all embedded 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 embedded objects:

Sub SelectAllEmbedObjects()
Dim tempTable As Object
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
ActiveDocument.DeleteAllEditableRanges wdEditorEveryone
For Each tempTable In ActiveDocument.InlineShapes
tempTable.Range.Paragraphs(1).Range.Editors.Add wdEditorEveryone
Next
ActiveDocument.SelectAllEditableRanges wdEditorEveryone
ActiveDocument.DeleteAllEditableRanges wdEditorEveryone
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub


arrow blue right bubbleSelect all embedded objects with Kutool for Word

It is painful and time consuming to select all embedded objects one by one, if you are not good at Macro. It is so complicated to use VBA to select all objects. Now recommend you an easier way to select all embedded objects. With one click, you can select all objects in the whole document or a part of the document.

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 Paragraph from drop down list. See screenshot:

doc-select-embedded-object-1

Note: if you only want to select all objects from a selection of the document, please select a part of the document first, and then apply this tool.

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


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Thanks for the help. But in my case i would like to compare two word files that are embedded in Excel 2013. Can you help me with the code for that.??
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this software is perfect
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