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How to open Word templates from Access

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I want Access to open a document as a blank using a template I define. Right now I have this code and it works and it opens the correct document, but if I work it as a *.dot ( Word template), then it opens the template for editing, not a blank document.

How can I open the template as a blank, like when you do Word manually?

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    Dim word As word.Application
   
    Set word = CreateObject("Word.Application")
    word.Visible = True
    word.Documents.Open ("\\ctx\Joblog\Word Docs\STATECOMPLIANCE blank.doc")
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Question by:onepiolin
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Hello onepiolin,

you should use:
word.documents.add()
the first param then is: The name of the template to be used for the new document. If this argument is omitted, the Normal template is used
the second: True to open the document as a template. The default value is False

Regards,

Jupiler78
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by:Sheils
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The is a good easy mail merge that you can incorporate into your database.

http://www.members.shaw.ca/AlbertKallal/wordmerge/index.html

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Glad I could help.
Thanks for the points & grade.
Good luck.

Jupiler78
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