Word Automation using Excel VBA

Posted on 2011-02-25
Last Modified: 2013-11-10
I want to generate word report using Excel VBA.
Question by:sachin237
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ID: 34984985
How about this?

shell Application.Path & "\winword"
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ID: 34985073
I would suggest Late Binding with Word. Here is an Example.

Since you have mentioned much what you want to do with the report, so I have left that area blank in the code.

Sub OpenWordDoc()
    Dim oWordApp As Object, oWordDoc As Object
    Dim FlName As String
    FlName = "C:\MyWordDoc.Doc"
    '~~> Establish an Word application object
    On Error Resume Next
    Set oWordApp = GetObject(, "Word.Application")
    If Err.Number <> 0 Then
        Set oWordApp = CreateObject("Word.Application")
    End If
    On Error GoTo 0
    oWordApp.Visible = True
    Set oWordDoc = oWordApp.Documents.Open(FlName)
    '~~> Perform necessary actions.
    oWordDoc.Close Cavechanges:=True
    Set oWordDoc = Nothing
    Set oWordApp = Nothing
End Sub

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SiddharthRout earned 500 total points
ID: 34985080
I see two typos in the above code.

1) Please read

>>>Since you have mentioned much what you want to do with the report, so I have left that area blank in the code.


Since you haven't mentioned much what you want to do with the report, so I have left that area blank in the code.

2) Line 23 in the code

oWordDoc.Close Cavechanges:=True


oWordDoc.Close Savechanges:=True

Sorry for the typos.


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