TextBinding object

Represents a bound text selection in the document.

Hosts: Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Word
Available in Requirement set TextBindings
Added in 1.0


The TextBinding object inherits the id property, type property, getDataAsync method, and setDataAsync method from the Binding object. It does not implement any additional properties or methods of its own.

Support details

A capital Y in the following matrix indicates that this object is supported in the corresponding Office host application. An empty cell indicates that the Office host application doesn't support this object.

For more information about Office host application and server requirements, see Requirements for running Office Add-ins.

Supported hosts, by platform

Office for Windows desktop Office Online (in browser) Office for iPad
Excel Y Y Y
Word Y Y Y
Available in requirement sets TextBindings
Minimum permission level WriteDocument
Add-in types Content, task pane
Library Office.js
Namespace Office

Support history

Version Changes
1.1 Added support for Excel and Word in Office for iPad.
1.0 Introduced