DDE commands in Word 
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 DDE commands in Word

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> Is it possible using DDE to tell Word to open a file and then go to a
> specific point in that file?  For example to tell Word to go to a
> bookmark for instance.

> I've noticed Windows 95 uses DDE to accomplish a number of tasks like
> opening, printing, etc.  I can view these settings from Explorer by
> View|Options|File Types|Microsoft Word Document.  Is there a list of DDE
> commands available?

> Thanks

> Richard Bruce


DDE Commands for WORD are WORDBASIC statements enclosed in "[]". So, to
open a file you would send a DDEExecute with the string [FileOpen
filename]" along with any parameters, having established the DDE Link.
Do not get too involved with DDE however, because it becomes extremely
flakey with WORD8 (Office97).

Lars



Sun, 19 Dec 1999 03:00:00 GMT  
 
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