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Hi, I would like to know the exact path to the executable for Microsoft Word in Windows 7 Professional. Thanks
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by:John-Charles-Herzberg
ID: 40592039
Microsoft Office Word 2010
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office14

Microsoft Office Word 2007
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12

Microsoft Office Word 2003
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office11

Microsoft Word 2002
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10

Microsoft Word 2000
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office

Thanks
JC
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by:pjam
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first comment is good, since you did not give version of office.
If you have 64-bit windows 7 and most office is 32-bit, it may be C:\program files (x86)
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by:camtz
ID: 40592521
Maybe I didn't make myself clear.  I have Windows 7 Pro and I am looking for the executable file THAT WILL OPEN a new Word document.  I am creating a script and I need the path to put in the program.
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by:GrahamSkan
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If the previous comments don't help, then it isn't clear what your context is.
If you're already in a programmatic environment, then something like:
Set doc = objWordApp.Documents.Open("C;\MyFolder\MyDoc.Docx") 

Open in new window

should work
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by:camtz
ID: 40592601
I am using AutoHot Keys and usually, I will use something like:

;This is to open SONAR
^b::
Run, %userprofile%\AppData\Roaming\Cakewalk\SONAR X3 Studio
Return

This will open a program called Sonar.  I want to be able to open a new Word document by using a combination of hot keys as shown above.
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GrahamSkan earned 500 total points
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As John-Charles-Herzberg has indicated, the  path to the  executable file depends on the Windows and on the Office version(s() that are installed
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by:camtz
ID: 40592852
Sorry about that, I am using OS 7 Pro and Microsoft Office Word 2007
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by:camtz
ID: 40592910
This is a better example of what I am trying to do:


;This is to open Microsoft Outlook
^e::
Run, C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\Outlook.exe
Return

The ctrl key plus the e key opens up Microsoft Outlook
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by:camtz
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I found it. Thank you anyway
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