Disable Word Macro Access

Hi all,

When using Office 2000 + XP I can call and run a macro inside Visual Basic Editor using:

vlines := wordApp.VBE.ActiveVBProject.VBComponents.Item(1).CodeModule.CountOfLines;

But when using Office 2007 + Vista it raises a exception stating that "The programming access to visual basic project isn't reliable". I tried changing the macro access setup but it doesn't work.

Any tip?

Thkx all
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I think you may need to check a setting in 2007..

Click the Office button (top left corner) -> Word Options -> Trust Center -> Trust Center Settings -> check thte box labeled 'Trust access to the VBA project model'.  Click OK twice to close Word Options.
paulo_psaAuthor Commented:
Hi paul_dj,

I already tried this option and it didn't work.
Maybe I need to make registry changes but I don't know how.


paulo_psaAuthor Commented:
Hi paul_dj,

Dealing with your suggestion I note that it works when I uncheck/check the box 'Trust access to the VBA project model' before call the procedure. So I need to do it every time. I just need now to know how to make this changes permanent.

When you check the box in Word Options, it *should* stay that way for the current user.  The following registry key is where the trust access value is stored (1 = trust, 0 = unchecked):


Maybe you can write to that reg key at the beginning of your code to ensure it's set to 1?

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paulo_psaAuthor Commented:
You're right the only way to do that is setting the registry. I'm not sure if it's a good idea to keep making changes in clients machines programmaticaly.
Anyway thanks it's clear now.
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