VBA - Word, Insert buildingblocks without deleteing the bookmark

Hi, is there a way to insert a buldingblock without deleting the bookmarks?

The building block will be inserted from a userform with a checkbox.

It would be prefereable to do it like this with the bookmarks:

Private Sub cmdOK_Click()

    InsertBookmark "test4", TextBox1.Value

End Sub

Sub InsertBookmark(strBookmark As String, TextToUse As String)
    
'Insert text into bookmark without deleting
    Dim BMRange As Range
    
    Set BMRange = ActiveDocument.Bookmarks(strBookmark).Range
        BMRange.Text = TextToUse
        
    If Len(strBookmark) < 0 Then ActiveDocument.Bookmarks.Add strBookmark, BMRange
    'ActiveDocument.Bookmarks.Add strBookmark, BMRange
    
End Sub

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HakumAsked:
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GrahamSkanRetiredCommented:
Hi Harsh,
You seem to understand that bookmarks are deleted when the range is overwritten and have to be re-inserted afterwards. The same principle applies when the are overwritten by the action of inserting from a building block.

Private Sub cmdOK_Click()
    Dim Templ As Template
    Set Templ = Templates(1)
    InsertBuildingBlock "MyBookmark", "MyBuildingBlock", Templ
End Sub

Sub InsertBuildingBlock(strBookmarkName As String, strBuildingBlockName As String, SourceTemplate As Template)
    
'Insert text into bookmark without deleting
    Dim BMRange As Range
    
    Set BMRange = ActiveDocument.Bookmarks(strBookmarkName).Range
    SourceTemplate.BuildingBlockEntries(strBuildingBlockName).Insert BMRange, True
    ActiveDocument.Bookmarks.Add BMRange, strBookmarkName
End Sub

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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

Why don't you use

Sub InsertBookmark(strBookmark As String, TextToUse As String)
    
'Insert text into bookmark without deleting
    Dim BMRange As Range
    
    Set BMRange = ActiveDocument.Bookmarks(strBookmark).Range
        BMRange.Text = TextToUse
        
    ActiveDocument.Bookmarks.Add strBookmark, BMRange
    
End Sub

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Regards
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HakumAuthor Commented:
I'm soo sorry guys for asking the same question over and over again, I seriously dont understand how to do it and what to do about this function I want...

Is it possible to hire one of you for a cheap price to get exactly what i want it to do? I guess i'm causing more frustration then any good...
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GrahamSkanRetiredCommented:
Daniel Mitchell points out that line 14 in the macro
    ActiveDocument.Bookmarks.Add BMRange, strBookmarkName

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is wrong with the arguments in the wrong order. It should be
    ActiveDocument.Bookmarks.Add strBookmarkName, BMRange

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Thank you Daniel
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