Insert new Excel Row from Word

I’m trying to control some aspects of an excel spreadsheet from word.

What I need to do is copy some text from word into certain cells in excel using VBA.  This I can do no problem.  Before I insert the data into the cells I need to create a new row in the spreadsheet which is where I’m getting stuck.

So how do I insert a new row, preferable copying all the formula from the row above by selecting the row and then inserting copied cells.

This would be easy enough from excel as I would just record a macro but even by doing this and trying to get that code to work in word VBA it does not accept it.
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jdc1944Asked:
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Chris BottomleySoftware Quality Lead EngineerCommented:
If you post up your code segments ... including the recorded excel macro we can make it work

Chris
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jdc1944Author Commented:
Theres not much to it at the moment because i have just been playing around with the code to get it to work but as it is...

 
Set oExcel = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
Set oWB = oExcel.Workbooks.Open(RecAssessLocation)
Set oWS = oWB.Worksheets("Control Table")

'Insert new row here

'Write to cell
oWS.Cells(2, 2).Value = Objective

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Not sure how much use it is to you.  I'm not a beginner at VB but have never had to control excel from word which is where i am sticking.

As for the Macro, ideally i don't want to use one.  I recorded the Macro to see what code it recorded for inserting a new row and then seeing if i could just use this straight into word
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Chris BottomleySoftware Quality Lead EngineerCommented:
Specifically was the code for the actions you are recording in excel to implement the required functionality

Chris
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jdc1944Author Commented:
This is what the macro records


Rows("3:3").Select
    Range("B3").Activate
    Selection.Copy
    Selection.Insert Shift:=xlDown

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GrahamSkanRetiredCommented:
Does this get you any closer?
Sub CopyToExcel()
    Dim oExcel As Excel.Application
    Dim oWB As Excel.Workbook
    Dim oWs As Excel.Worksheet
    Dim r As Integer

    Set oExcel = CreateObject("Excel.Application")
    Set oWB = oExcel.Workbooks.Open(RecAssessLocation)
    Set oWs = oWB.Worksheets("Control Table")
    
    
    r = 1
     With oWs
    .Rows(r + 1).Insert xlDown
        .Rows(r).Copy
        .Rows(r + 1).PasteSpecial xlPasteFormulas
        
        'Write to cell
        .Cells(r + 1, 2).Value = Objective
    End With
    
End Sub

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jdc1944Author Commented:
Thanks that's spot on.
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