Solved

word vba - need to rename a set styles

Posted on 2007-04-05
2
973 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
Hi all,

I have a set of custom Word styles that all start with a certain prefix, in my case "_CO ".
I now want to change the prefix to something else.
Can some kind VBA whiz pls show me how I can use VBA to write a loop that will rename all these styles starting with "_CO ", as above.

This is sort of urgent.

tia

- avi
0
Comment
Question by:progtw
2 Comments
 
LVL 35

Accepted Solution

by:
mvidas earned 500 total points
ID: 18858996
Hi avi,

Sure, give this a try, just change the old/new prefix variables and it should do the trick for you:

Sub RenameStyles()
 Dim STY As Style, OldPrefix As String, NewPrefix As String
 OldPrefix = "_CO"
 NewPrefix = "_OC"
 For Each STY In ActiveDocument.Styles
  If Not STY.BuiltIn Then
   If Left(STY.NameLocal, Len(OldPrefix)) = OldPrefix Then
    STY.NameLocal = NewPrefix & Mid(STY.NameLocal, Len(OldPrefix) + 1)
   End If
  End If
 Next
End Sub

Matt
0
 

Author Comment

by:progtw
ID: 18870313
Bullseye !
Great! Thanks!

- avi
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Preface: When I started this series, I used the term CommandBars because that is the Office Object class that it discusses. Unfortunately, when Microsoft introduced Office 2007, they replaced the standard Commandbar menus with "The Ribbon" and rem…
This article describes some techniques which will make your VBA or Visual Basic Classic code easier to understand and maintain, whether by you, your replacement, or another Experts-Exchange expert.
This video shows the viewer how to set up and create Footnotes in their document. Click on the References tab: Select "Insert Footnote": Type in desired text:
In a previous video Micro Tutorial here at Experts Exchange (http://www.experts-exchange.com/videos/1358/How-to-get-a-free-trial-of-Office-365-with-the-Office-2016-desktop-applications.html), I explained how to get a free, one-month trial of Office …

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question