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Auto fill Word chart with Boiler plate text

Posted on 2014-01-17
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I have a Word 2010 document with a chart with two columns and many rows.

I would like to fill in the second column automatically with boilerplate text based on a keyword in the first column.

If this can't be done in Word, can it be done in Excel?

Anyone know how to do this?
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Question by:lcor
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I think it is impossible in Word, but it is very easy in Excel. Look at sample
Keywords.xlsx
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Yes it can be done in Word using a macro - the macro would look in the table and process each cell.  What exactly would you like to achive?

Example of macro structure might be something like this:
Sub ProcessTable()
dim oCell as Cell

For each oCell in ActiveDocument.Tables(1).Columns(1)
'Read cell 1
'Write to cell next to cell 1
Next oCell

End Sub

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Pls upload a sample document.
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