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I have a Word Template that contains several textboxes on it (txt_Name, txt_Birthdate, etc.).  I want VB to open the template and fill in the textboxes with values from my program.  I got the template open but I am stuck on how to change the text of the textboxes.  Thanks in advance for the help.
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You could insert bookmarks into each of the text boxes and then use the following code to enter the data at the correct location...

oApp.Documents.Open myFileName, , True
oApp.Visible = False
'Find the 'bookmark' and add mytext
oApp.Documents(1).Bookmarks(myBookMarkName).Select
oApp.Selection.TypeText myText

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This might work, does anyone have a solution that would allow me to do this without adding a bunch of bookmarks?
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You can use the
oApp.Documents(1).fields property, but I'm not 100% sure of the syntax involved...
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