VBA Code To Add Text To MS Word Header & Bold First Line Of Text

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What This VBA Code Does

 This VBA code allows you to automate adding specific text (single or multiple lines) to your Word document header area.  It also shows you how to bold just one line of text inside the header area. 

Sub AddTextToHeader()

'PURPOSE: Add two lines of text to a document header and bold first line
'SOURCE: www.TheSpreadsheetGuru.com

Dim HdrText As String
Dim BoldRange As Range
Dim HdrRange As Range

'Set Variable equal to Header Range
  Set HdrRange = ThisDocument.Sections.Item(1).Headers(wdHeaderFooterPrimary).Range

'Two Lines of Text to add to Header
  HdrText = "ABC Corporation" & vbNewLine & "All Rights Reserved"

'Add Text To Word Header
  HdrRange.Text = HdrText

'Bold Only First Sentence in Header
  Set BoldRange = HdrRange.Words(1) 'Get First Word
    BoldRange.Expand (wdSentence)   'Expand To Entire Sentence
    BoldRange.Font.Bold = True      'Bold Entire Sentence
    
End Sub


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