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Posted on 2013-06-27
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When I run the following, I get an error only when twosided = false.  It runs normally when twosided = true.
If xlSheet.Range("PFNumSides") = "2" Then
            twosided = True
        Else
            twosided = False
        End If
        
    'Page cover - ink
    For i = 1 To wdDoc.ContentControls.Count
        If wdDoc.ContentControls(i).Title = "inks1" Then
            If xlSheet.Range("PrintFoldColor").Text = "Color/Black&White" Then
                wdDoc.ContentControls(i).Range.Text = "4/1"
            Else
                If xlSheet.Range("printFoldColor").Text = "Color" Then
                    If twosided = True Then
                        wdDoc.ContentControls(i).Range.Text = "4/4"
                    Else
                        wdDoc.ContentControls(i).Range.Text = "4/0"
                    End If
                    Exit For
                Else
                    If twosided = True Then
                        wdDoc.ContentControls(i).Range.Text = "1/1"
                    Else
                        wdDoc.ContentControls(i).Range.Text = "1/0"
                    End If
                    Exit For
                End If
                Exit For
            End If
            Exit For
        End If
    Next

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The error says "Automation error Call was rejected by callee."
Any ideas?
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Question by:mjburgard
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by:RobSampson
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What type of object is that content control?  Maybe it's trying to interpret it literally as a division by zero.

Try
wdDoc.ContentControls(i).Range.Text = CStr("4/0")

Rob.
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by:mjburgard
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Thanks rob, but that is going into a microsoft word document as text. - and last night it mysteriously started working - I have no explanations at this point.

I am going to mark this as completed - but ...
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Last night - the macro suddenly started working - I have no explanation as to why - just that it has.

Nothing changed, no code was changed, The only possibility is that a new instance of excel was opened - but I am not even sure about that as I had opened and closed the spreadsheet multiple times before.

Marking this one finished, but with no understanding of why it was happening in the first place.
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by:mjburgard
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If you read my previous comment, you will see that it just started working last night.

I still have no idea why, but I no longer have a problem if it is working.
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