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Looping in Word VBA to the End of Document

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I need to know how to write a loop that will execute until it reaches the End of the Document.  Something like the following: "Do while Not EOF".  If that is not possible I would like to know how to at least count the lines in the document?
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Question by:lesterm
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by:bruintje
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Hi,

You can use the Word.wdWordDialog with the constant wdDialogToolsWordCount. This function will return your lines, paragraphs etc.
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frazer earned 150 total points
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Hi,

This will step through the document one character at a time.....

Sub StepThrough()
    Dim a&
    For a = 0 To ActiveDocument.Characters.Count
        MsgBox ActiveDocument.Range(a, a + 1)
    Next
End Sub


Hope this helps

Frazer
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by:lesterm
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Thanks for the answer, but I was wanting to know how to count line by line or execute a command until the end of the file.  However, I do like the subroutine that you sent me.
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