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VBA-Excel: Open an Existing Word Document

To open an existing Microsoft Word Document using Microsoft Excel, you need to follow the steps below:

  • Create the object of Microsoft Word
  • Using MS word object, Open the existing word document by providing the complete path
  • Make the MS Word visible

Create the object of Microsoft Word

Set objWord = CreateObject(“Word.Application”)

Using MS word object, Open the existing word document by providing the complete path

Set objDoc = objWord.Documents.Open("D:\OpenMe.docx")

Make the MS Word Visible

objWord.Visible = True

Complete Code:

Function FnOpeneWordDoc()

   Dim objWord

   Dim objDoc

   Set objWord = CreateObject("Word.Application")

   Set objDoc = objWord.Documents.Open("D:\OpenMe.docx")

   objWord.Visible = True

End Function



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