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VBOLE32.DLL and MSVBVM60.DLL Errors using Word Object

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Hi,

I am trying to use a Word Object in a VB program. I have successfully managed to create documents and insert text, etc., however, I also want to be able to search the documents for certain words and replace all occurances with other strings. I have followed the information carefully in the Word reference help file, however, when I use the recommended code I always get a fatal error with the message that VB has cause an error in OLE32.DLL followed immediately by another error message that VB has caused an error in MSVBVM60.DLL.

Oone example of code which causes this error is as follows (this code was generated by recording a macro but I have also tried several other methods from the help file, etc., and every try causes the same problem!)

    Set wapp = New Word.Application
    Set wdoc = wapp.Documents.Open(Filename)
    wapp.Visible = True
    wapp.WindowState = wdWindowStateMaximize
    wapp.ShowMe
    wapp.Selection.Find.ClearFormatting
    wapp.Selection.Find.Replacement.ClearFormatting
    With wapp.Selection.Find
        .Text = "Client Title"
        .Replacement.Text = ClientTitle
        .Forward = True
        .Wrap = wdFindContinue
        .Format = False
        .MatchCase = False
        .MatchWholeWord = False
        .MatchWildcards = False
        .MatchSoundsLike = False
        .MatchAllWordForms = False
    End With
    wapp.Selection.Find.Execute Replace:=wdReplaceAll

I will appreciate any suggestions. Thanks in advance.

Colin.
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by:bruintje
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Hi cbitservices,

sounds like there is a installation gone wrong or something? have you installed old versions of these dll's with a current installation?

maybe installing SP4 for VB will help both dll's are included

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;q235420

:O)Bruintje
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by:cbitservices
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Hi Bruintje,

I already have SP4 installed. Any other suggestions? Thanks,

Regards,

Colin.
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Hi Colin,

found one reference without solution, the asker there had the same problem only with SP5, he reported though it was running on a machine without SP4/SP5 guess even without VB.....

if you can try it to see if it runs without problems at least we know where to look for the problem although it seems pretty clear it's in the version of the OLE32.DLL

:O)Bruintje
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by:cbitservices
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Hi Bruintje,

Sorry, you lost me there! I tend to agree with you that the problem may be the OLE32.DLL version. So what are you suggesting that I try, are you suggesting that I try running it on another machine? Thanks,

(Sorry for my ignornace!),

Colin.
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I still haven't actually solved the problem, but tend to agree that it must be an installation problem of some sort. I will have to keep trying!

Cheers,

Colin.
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