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Open filesearch from VBA within Excel

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I need to open a filesearch (from Excel) showing all files that contain the value listed in the selected cell and allow the user to choose which file to open from displayed list.  These files would be opened in Word.

i.e.  
user in excel selects cell that contains partial file name -  selected cell contains 0567.doc

click command button that displays dialog box showing all files that contain "0567.doc" in their name

allow user to select one file from list - open file in Word.
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