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    Show Hidden Doc (2002)

    If you add a new doc Visible = false, and later want to show the document, how do you make it visible?
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    Re: Show Hidden Doc (2002)

    Is this a trick question? There's no way to set visible = true? Could it be a property of the document's activewindow? ("active" being something of a misnomer there...)

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    Re: Show Hidden Doc (2002)

    No, it's no trick. I mean, if I could do it it would be a nice trick, but the question, I mean, is no trick question.
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    Re: Show Hidden Doc (2002)

    Jefferson has hit the nail on the head. The following should work:

    Dim doc As Document
    ' add invisible document
    Set doc = Documents.Add(Visible:=False)
    ...
    ' do something with it
    doc.Range.InsertAfter Text:="Hello World"
    ...
    ' make it visible
    doc.ActiveWindow.Visible = True

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    Re: Show Hidden Doc (2002)

    Ahh, many thanks. Testing now...
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