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Text Files in Visio?

Text Files in Visio?

Text Files in Visio?

Ok. This may not be the BEST way of doing this, but it is what I thought of...

 I want to embed several help files and other such information into a visio diagram in the form of an object - wordpad document.

 And at specific times, the coding will grab the data from that object, and place it into a list box.

 The problem is, I do not know how to reference the information.

 For example, to grab the data from my excel sheet i have embedded i use the line of code:
Set xlsheet = ActivePage.Shapes("DataBank").Object.Worksheets(10)

And then I tell it somewhere else:
Variable = xlsheet.range(coumn & row)

How do i accomplish the same task, but with a text file instead?

RE: Text Files in Visio?

If it would be easier to use a Microsoft Word file instead, that is fine also. It makes no difference to me as long as it works.

RE: Text Files in Visio?

I am now doing this using a microsoft word object instead of wordpad.

Ok..I have it working..sort of..

ActivePage.Shapes("TESTER").Object.Range(B, E)

Where B is the first character you would like to retrieve
and   E is the last  character you would like to retrieve

But how do I tell it to move down to the next line?

RE: Text Files in Visio?

Solved this one on my own. Thanks for reading though.

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