troubleshooting Question

Create Header and Footer from VBA

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For a macro that converts existing documents to to the new company design, I need to insert header and footer items. I thought it would be easy, like this:

NormalTemplate.AutoTextEntries("New Company Header").Insert ActiveDocument.StoryRanges(wdPrimaryHeaderStory), True

However, this line gives a run-time error if the active document doesn't yet have a header. Entering a space into the header by hand solves the problem, but that's not satisfactory, because I want to have the full conversion automated.

I can't find any way in VBA to create header and footer in a document that doesn't yet have them. Anyone?

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