Get character name in word VBA RRS feed

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  • Hi,

    Here i am want to get the character names in word by using VBA. For example

    • a-> Latin Small Letter A
    • A-> Latin Capital Letter A

    In the screen shot i am show from where i am got the above character names.


    ASC() and  ASCW() is used to get character values (eg: asc("a") = 97),  like as is there is any method to get the character name or else?


    Thirusanguraja V

    Monday, April 22, 2013 5:35 AM


  • There is no built-in way to get the character descriptions. You'd have to build your own list in an Excel worksheet or Access table, for example using http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Unicode_characters and use that to look up the description from the character code.

    Regards, Hans Vogelaar

    • Marked as answer by Max Meng Tuesday, April 23, 2013 9:42 AM
    Monday, April 22, 2013 7:20 AM

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