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

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VBA-Excel: Enumerate all the opened word document

To enumerate all the already opened Microsoft Word Document using Microsoft Excel, you need to follow the steps below:

  • Create the object of Microsoft Word application object
  • Make the MS Word visible
  • Print all the word doc’s name and path

Create the object of Microsoft Word application object

Set objWord = GetObject(,”Word.Application“)

Make the MS Word visible

objWord.Visible = True

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VBA-Excel: Get the Instance of already opened word document

For getting the instance of already opened Microsoft Word Document using Microsoft Excel, you need to follow the steps below:

  • Create the object of Microsoft Word application object
  • Make the MS Word visible
  • Check the name of currently open word doc

Create the object of Microsoft Word application object

Set objWord = GetObject(,”Word.Application“)

Make the MS Word visible

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