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cant add hyperlink to word doc

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Hello,

I am trying to insert a hyperlink into a word document using this code:

  Dim objWord
   Sub Btn1_onclick()
   call OpenDoc("C:\database\test.doc")
   End Sub



   Sub OpenDoc(strLocation)

   Set objWord = CreateObject("Word.Application")  
   objWord.Visible = True
   

    Set objDoc = objWord.Documents.Open("C:\database\test.doc")
    Set objSelection = objWord.Selection
 
    objWord.Selection.TypeText("This is the text ")
    objWord.Selection.TypeParagraph()
   
    With objSelection.Find
        .Text = "Bensley"
        .Replacement.Text = ""
        .Forward = True
        .Wrap = wdFindContinue
        .Format = False
        .MatchCase = False
        .MatchWholeWord = False
        .MatchWildcards = False
        .MatchSoundsLike = False
        .MatchAllWordForms = False
    End With
    objSelection.Find.Execute
   ActiveDocument.Hyperlinks.Add Anchor:=Selection.Range, Address:= _
    "http://www.website.com/index.aspx?definitionID=d091283la", _
    SubAddress:="", ScreenTip:= _
    "Screentip Text" _
    , TextToDisplay:="TextToDisplayWord"
   
    objDoc.SaveAs "c:\database\test2_no_hyperlinks4.doc"



I am using a website to do this.

The problem occurs on the ActiveDocument.Hyperlinks.Add line... it wont add a hyperlink.  nothing happens.


Does anyone know how to fix this, or to insert a hyperlink?


Thanks,
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by:EDDYKT
ID: 17129287
try


objWord.ActiveDocument.Hyperlinks.Add Anchor:=Selection.Range, Address:= _
    "http://www.website.com/index.aspx?definitionID=d091283la", _
    SubAddress:="", ScreenTip:= _
    "Screentip Text" _
    , TextToDisplay:="TextToDisplayWord"
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by:alexthecodepoet
ID: 17131077
Hm, i tried that, but still, nothing happens..
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by:EDDYKT
ID: 17131197
Try this
                           
objWord.ActiveDocument.Hyperlinks.Add Anchor:=objselection.Range, Address:= _
    "http://www.website.com/index.aspx?definitionID=d091283la", _
    SubAddress:="", ScreenTip:= _
    "Screentip Text" _
    , TextToDisplay:="TextToDisplayWord"
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by:alexthecodepoet
ID: 17131467
still nothing :(
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by:EDDYKT
ID: 17131838
well it works for me. Do you have any error?

----------                                                                ---
objWord.ActiveDocument.Hyperlinks.Add Anchor:=objselection.Range,

change there


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EDDYKT earned 2000 total points
ID: 17131850
i use this


Set objWord = CreateObject("Word.Application")  
   objWord.Visible = True
   

    Set objDoc = objWord.Documents.Open("C:\database\test.doc")
    Set objSelection = objWord.Selection
 
    objWord.Selection.TypeText("This is the text ")
    objWord.Selection.TypeParagraph()
   
    With objSelection.Find
        .Text = "Bensley"
        .Replacement.Text = ""
        .Forward = True
        .Wrap = wdFindContinue
        .Format = False
        .MatchCase = False
        .MatchWholeWord = False
        .MatchWildcards = False
        .MatchSoundsLike = False
        .MatchAllWordForms = False
    End With
    objSelection.Find.Execute
   objWord.ActiveDocument.Hyperlinks.Add Anchor:=objselection.Range, Address:= _
    "http://www.website.com/index.aspx?definitionID=d091283la", _
    SubAddress:="", ScreenTip:= _
    "Screentip Text" _
    , TextToDisplay:="TextToDisplayWord"
   
    objDoc.SaveAs "c:\database\test2_no_hyperlinks4.doc"
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by:alexthecodepoet
ID: 17132474
Thanks!
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