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  1. TextStream and FileSystem Objects (VBA in W2000 Vs W97)

    TextStream and File System Object
    or - should I upgrade my brain these holidays?

    Hi all,

    I have spent many years manipulating text files in VBA (and WordBasic before that) using syntax such...
  2. Re: Relative path hyperlinks (Office 2K / NT4)

    I don't know why there doesn't seem to be a relative path button, but I've noticed that if you haven't yet saved the file then it puts in a full path name, otherwise defaults to a relative name.
    ...
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    Re: Downloading VB 6.0 (Visual Basic)

    I was able to get a Professional edition of VB6 for around half price because I found out that as an owner of MS Office, I was elegible for an upgrade price. I looked at ads in magazines and found...
  4. Re: Function strSqueezeConsecutive(strIn As String, i ( Function strSquee

    If I can throw in my 2 cents worth - I use a very similar "squeeze" function quite often to get rid of white space, especially as part of removing blank paragraphs at the end of a document. Yes, I...
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    Re: Word2000 Print Range Spooling Errors

    Mail merge usually puts pages into sections, each with only one page - try printing the range s4-s30 instead. I'm still using Word 97 but this is probably the same.

    Cheers,
    Margaret
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    Re: Which edition of VB - advice please

    Thanks Geoff, this made me smile - you see, now that I'm my own employer, I'm doing just that: providing the software :-) (I just don't have oodles of money). I'm used to places with Enterprise...
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    Which edition of VB - advice please

    Hi all,

    I
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    Re: wordbasic dialog tool - filepreview

    Hi Lester,

    I don't have a real solution for you, but a possible work-around. I was upgrading old templates with the same preview last year - I tried using the image control but got nowhere (I...
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    Re: printer default

    To make your HP the default printer, you have to set it from Windows.
    Select Start | Settings | Printers
    and click on the HP printer. Right click and choose "Set as default".

    Hope this helps,...
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    Re: Format of envelope

    Ok, try this ...

    When you have the Envelopes and Labels dialog up,
    Select "Options ..."
    Click "Font ..." under delivery address
    Change to the font you want
    Then click on the "Default ..."...
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    Re: Format of envelope

    I use Word 97 but it is probably the same - you need to set the style called "Envelope Address" to be the font/style you want. I'd also set "Envelope Return" while you're at it.

    Cheers,
    Margaret
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    Re: View Spelling & Grammar Problem???

    Hi Chris,

    I do this without writing macros. I just customize a toolbar as follows:

    select Tools | Customize ...
    then click the "Commands" Tab, Categories: Tools,
    then drag the "Hide Spelling...
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    Re: Finding out what graphics are inserted?

    That rings true - there was a collection of icons, screen shots, line drawings, and a mixture of colour and black and white.

    This is more curiosity value now, but the .PNGs are all "extras" - that...
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    Re: Handy bookmark macro

    Hi Gary,

    I've had some similar code - I put the bookmark name in as hidden text, then I can use a "HideBookmarks" routine that can search for it and remove it.

    It only works with bookmarks that...
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    Re: Handy bookmark macro

    Hi Gary,

    I've had some similar code - I put the bookmark name in as hidden text, then I can use a "HideBookmarks" routine that can search for it and remove it.

    It only works with bookmarks that...
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    Re: Finding out what graphics are inserted?

    Thanks for the suggestion - I'm using Word 2000 (at work I use 2000 but I'm more used to 97 at home).

    I tried saving as HTML. This did give me lots of information but not exactly what I want. ...
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    Finding out what graphics are inserted?

    Hi all,

    I have inherited a document that is 400+ pages long with many figures (screen shots, etc). There are about 150 .BMP files in the same directory - many are well named, but I've got quite a...
  18. Re: VB - app runs from C drive but not network

    Hi Diana,

    How do you read the INI file?
    I use:
    x = System.PrivateProfileString(FilePath, "Section", "key")
    and I specify the full path of the file to make it work.

    The Help tells me the...
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    Re: automatic pdf creation in Word

    Hi Steve,

    I do the following from VBA:

    ActivePrinter = "Acrobat Distiller" ' (or its exact name)
    Activedocument.Printout OutputFilename:=MyPrintFile, PrintToFile:=True

    You would have to...
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