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This is the code lines that work to open the word document.  
    Set objWordApp = CreateObject("Word.Application")
    Set objWordDoc = CreateObject("Word.Document")
   
    Set objWordDoc = objWordApp.Documents.Open(strMailMergeFilePath)
    objWordApp.Visible = True

After this lines I have the document opened and user can view it.  I would like to application to do some other stuff when user clicked the word document "closed' - that x - button in the right upper corner.

Is this possible to do?  Can the application see the status of the objWordDoc?

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by:SiddharthRout
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>>> Can the application see the status of the objWordDoc?

In your code trap errors. That should let you know if the user manually closes the word document.

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greisch earned 2000 total points
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Create a class CWordDocument that can handle the document events :

Option Explicit

Public WithEvents Doc As Word.Document

'You can add properties and methods as you want'

Private Sub Doc_Close()
  ' Do what you want to be done when the doc is closed'
End Sub

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Then in your code do :

Dim wordDoc as New CWordDocument
Set wordDoc.Doc = objWordApp.Documents.Open(strMailMergeFilePath)
objWordApp.Visible = True

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When the document is closed by the user, Doc_Close in CWordDocument is called.
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by:Aquarus
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Thank you ,

I am almost done here.

Can I programmatically set up the property of the word document so when the user closes it the word application does warn: Save or No or Cancel?
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