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How to open a Word doc in VBA

Posted on 2014-11-19
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Could someone please show me the VBA to to open a word document in MS Office 2010.

Please don't send a web link unless you're sure it will work.  (I've looked on the web.)

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Try this in a command click event procedure: Make sure to have a document existing.docs on drive D: or amend related line in code.

   
    Dim objWord As Object
    Dim objDoc As Object
    'Start Word and open a new document
    Set objWord = CreateObject("Word.Application")
    objWord.Visible = True
    Set objDoc = objWord.Documents.Add
    ' existing doc
    Dim objDoc2 As Object
    Set objDoc2 = objWord.Documents.Add("D:\exising.docx") ' amend if necessary

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Perfect.  Thank you.
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