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Posted on 2001-07-23
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Hi!

Here is what I wanna do:

Have a couple document.. and giving the choice to the user of my program to send it to a customer.

Each document will containt some anchor (For Name, Address, phone, fax) but won't necessaraly contain them all..

So my question.. is :  is it possible to loop through all possible anchor and set only those found?

If yes, how?
if no, what other alternative should I look for?
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BBaron earned 30 total points
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how about using the find and replace for every anchor? or possibly have all the anchors in an array of strings and loop through the array setting the find string as the anchor to find?. ie

for intcount=0 to arraycount-1

If find <> "" Then
 myWordApp.Selection.find.ClearFormatting
    myWordApp.Selection.find.Replacement.ClearFormatting
    With myWordApp.Selection.find
        .Text = find
        .Replacement.Text = repl
        .Forward = True
        .Wrap = wdFindContinue
        .Format = False
        .MatchCase = False
        .MatchWholeWord = False
        .MatchWildcards = False
        .MatchSoundsLike = False
        .MatchAllWordForms = False
    End With
    myWordApp.Selection.find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll
endif

next intcount

obviously youll need to set the replace string somewhere though?(repl)
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by:higijj
ID: 6312136
but the find / replace function will find an array ?!
Thanks.
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by:higijj
ID: 6312146
d'oh!

in my previous comment, array meant to be bookmark ;-)


Cuz I just opened my word, paste some text, add a bookmark

and when I did find/replace and looking for my bookmark, it says it found nothing ;-/
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by:higijj
ID: 6312155
and what are the clearformatting for ?
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by:higijj
ID: 6313592
I tried the above.. and it doesn't even go inside the if find <> "" statement..

hehe..
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