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How can I start a word macro from excel macro

Posted by Marcus on May 10, 2001 3:37 AM

If I only had the help file installed...

How can I tell the excel macro I'm writing to open
a macro in the word document it is working with.

I've tried "macro name"
obviously this doesn't work, as it cannot find it.
How do I direct it to look in the right place?



Posted by Ivan Moala on May 10, 2001 6:47 AM

Hi Marcus
You will need to referene the Word object library
then use code similar to this;

Sub RunWordMacro()
Dim WordObj As Word.Application
Set WordObj = CreateObject("word.application")
With WordObj
.Documents.Open "C:\My Documents\FaxMCC.Doc"
.Visible = True'Or False if you don't want it visible
.Run "MyMacro"
End With
Set WordObj = Nothing
End Sub