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MS Word Visual Basic Mergefield Help

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Help!  I am writing a simple program in Word Visual Basic and I need to copy a users response on the form to either a mergefield or a "REF" Bookmark in the Activedocument.

The logic behind this is simple but the syntax is driving me nuts and I feel like I'm about to smack someone.

Thanks!

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by:okcman
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http://www.planet-source-code.com/vb/scripts/ShowCode.asp?lngWId=1&txtCodeId=3451

this is the source code of an excellent mail merge example this should help you do everything you need
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dim wrdObject as word.application

.......... your code
as you got this far I will assume that you are OK with opening the document

........

wrdObject.activedocument.bookmark("MyBookMark").select
wrdobject.selection.insertafter Text1.txt
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by:saksafon2
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I almost gave up.  Thanks for your help.  I'm now on the right track and can actually start writing this program.

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