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Close a Word Document from VB6.0

Close a Word Document from VB6.0

Close a Word Document from VB6.0


I'm opening a Word Document with the next statement in Visual FoxPro 6.0:


After I opened this document, I can close it and come back to my program again..... I can do the same again, but.....

If I don't close my Word document (I'm using a table in word Document it has to be exclusive) when my program ask for that table... I get an error.....

Do you know how can I close a document with VisualFoxPro 6.0?

Any help I will appreciate it
Thanks a lot!!


RE: Close a Word Document from VB6.0

Well, here's what the VBA help for Word 10 gives as an example:

On Error GoTo errorHandler
ActiveDocument.Close _
    SaveChanges:=wdPromptToSaveChanges, _
If Err = 4198 Then MsgBox "Document was not closed"

The syntax for the .close method is:

expression.Close(SaveChanges, OriginalFormat, RouteDocument)

Of course you need to change the syntax slightly for VFP.  BTW, the particular help file I'm referencing is VBAWD10.  Just search for VBAWD* and you should be able to find it, whatever version of Word you have.

Dave Dardinger

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