Thursday, November 19, 2015

PowerShell & Microsoft Word 2016 : Setting Zoom view levels of Word 2016 document.

 

Now, from here the things has started complicated, One of the "Word Wizard" in my office asked me to open a document in a particular zoom type.

I hope  you have noticed a zoom bar in word before, by moving you are zoom-in-and-zoom-out a document.  This was the tricky question, but after a research, I have manage to do it.

It' is only one liner :)

In the below line of code, I am setting a zoom view to 200%. Remember the property is in percentage.

$word.Application.ActiveWindow.View.Zoom.Percentage = 200;

That's all, rest of the code is same.

The complete code is :

$word = New-Object -ComObject "Word.Application"

$word.Visible = $true

$myFile = "C:\Users\aman.dhally\Documents\PolyCom-ThreeParty Conefrence.docx"

$word.Application.Documents.open($myFile) | Out-Null

$word.Application.ActiveWindow.View.Zoom.Percentage = 200;

It's cool no?

NOTE :  The Zoom only works, if you have an document already open, otherwise, you will get an exception error.

Aman Dhally - Manya Kaur

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With Regards.
Aman Dhally
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