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How to suppress Excel macro warning dialogs when using Word's InlineShapes.AddOLEObject

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Using  Selection.InlineShapes.AddOLEObject ClassType:="Excel.Sheet.8", FileName:= _
        "C:\Documents and Settings\Anne Troy\Desktop\MyVlookup.xls", LinkToFile:= _
        True, DisplayAsIcon:=False
on a spreadsheet containing macros causes Excel to present 3 successive dialog boxes warning about macros. Is there a way to bypass these dialogs?
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Question by:ramrom
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by:byundt
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Hi ramrom,
Try the following:
Application.DisplayAlerts=False
'Your code
Application.DisplayAlerts=True

Cheers!

Brad
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by:ramrom
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That does not do it. It is Excel, as I said, that displays the warning, not Word, and I'm automating Word.
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ramrom,

Dim xlApp as Object
Set xlApp=CreateObject("Excel.Application")
xlApp.DisplayAlerts=False
'Your code
xlApp.DisplayAlerts=True

Brad
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