opening a word document from a button in an excel worksheet

Overkill32

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I would like to know how we can access a document from another program of the office suite (in this case word) from an excel spreadsheet. I know i have to allow for a certain type of code but i can't remember.

Any help?
 

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Trevor G

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Jul 17, 2008
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Office Version
  1. 2016
Platform
  1. Windows
Here you go this will work for you

Sub openwrd()
Dim wrdApp As Object
Set wrdApp = CreateObject("Word.Application")
With wrdApp
.Visible = True
'.documents.Add
.documents.Open "Add the path to the document and its full name.doc"
End With

End Sub
 

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