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VB Macro dialog box has focus

Posted on 2013-11-11
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Hello,

I have a template that runs a dialog box on run which allows the user to enter specific details into a form which is then populated into the document itself.
In Word 2003 we could have another Word doc open, copy and paste content from this document into the dialog box - now we have upgraded to Word 2010 it will no longer let us open another Word document while the dialog box still has focus.

Any ideas around this?
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By default, Userforms are opened modally. If a form is thus opened, nothing else can happen in the application until it is dismissed.
To change that behaviour, open form with code like this:
myForm.Show vbModeless

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nice one
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