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VBA-Excel: Open word document using GetObject()

Open word document using GetObject(), you need to follow the steps below:

  • Get the reference to existing word file using GetObject
  • Get the object of Microsoft Word application object
  • Make the MS Word visible

Get the reference to existing word file using GetObject

Set objDoc = GetObject ("D:\OpenMe.docx")

Get the object of Microsoft Word application object

Set objWord = objDoc.Application

Make the MS Word visible

objWord.Visible = True

Function FnOpenWordDoc()

  Set objDoc = GetObject ("D:\OpenMe.docx")

  Set objWord = objDoc.Application

  objWord.Visible = True

End Function



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