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MS Word macro for opening URL in an open browser

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I desperately want a MS Word macro that will look up a highlighted phrase in Google.

I'm currently using the following VBA code:

 Set oIE = CreateObject("InternetExplorer.Application")
 oIE.Visible = True
 oIE.Navigate (myURL)

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However, this macro opens Internet Explorer in a new window each time I run it. This takes a few seconds and leaves lots of IE windows open after a few searches.

Is there any way of modifying it so that it doesn't open IE in a new window when IE is already open? Also, how would I change the code to use Chrome rather than IE?

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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