copy text from another Word document to a string

MS Word VBA: I can copy text defined by a bookmark from another Word document into the current document using InsertFile. Example:
Selection.InsertFile strDocName, "CurrentMeds"

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Is there a way to copy text defined by a bookmark from another Word document to a VBA string instead?
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Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
Maybe this...
Dim doc As Document
Dim str As String
Set doc = ActiveDocument

str = doc.Bookmarks("YourBookmark").Range.Text
MsgBox str

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thenelsonAuthor Commented:
Actually your code would get the bookmark of the current document not the "other" document. But there is a section in the procedure where the other document is the active document so I placed your code there and it worked.

Subodh Tiwari (Neeraj)Excel & VBA ExpertCommented:
You're welcome!

Actually, I just showed you how to get the Bookmark text into a string variable. Document can be set as per your requirement. Glad you tweaked it as per your need. :)
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