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Module: WordConversion in Category Microsoft Word : Automation from Total Visual SourceBook

Convert Microsoft Word documents from one format to another using VBA and VB6.

Procedure List

Procedure Name



(Declarations) Declarations Declarations and private variables for the modWordConversion module
WordFileConversion Procedure Convert one Word document from one format type to another.
WordFolderConversion Procedure Convert all documents in a given directory from one format type to another. For instance, converting all the *.DOC files to *.DOCX format.
GetFileExtension Procedure Get file extension for the specified type.
FindFiles Procedure Locate all the files that match the specified parameters for the folder and subfolders.
GetFileNameNoExt Procedure Given a file with complete path, return just the file name without the extension.

Example Code for Using Module: WordConversion

' Example of modWordConversion
' To use this example, create a new module and paste this code into it.
' Then run the procedure by putting the cursor in the procedure and pressing:
'    F5 to run it, or
'    F8 to step through it line-by-line (see the Debug menu for more options)

Private Sub Example_modWordConversion()
  ' Comments: Examples of using the modWordConversion module to convert Microsoft Word documents from one format to another in VBA and VB6.

  ' This example assumes that the sample files are located in the folder defined by the following constant.
  Const cstrSamplePath As String = "C:\Total Visual SourceBook 2013\Samples\"
  Const cstrSourceDir As String = cstrSamplePath
  Const cstrDestDir As String = cstrSamplePath & "DestDir"

  Dim intFiles As Integer

  ' Convert a Word document to RTF
  WordFileConversion cstrSamplePath & "convert.docx", cstrSamplePath & "convert.rtf", wdFormatRTF

  ' Convert all Word *.DOC files in the source folder to HTML files in the DestDir folder
  intFiles = WordFolderConversion(cstrSourceDir, cstrDestDir, wdFormatDocument, wdFormatHTML)

  ' Covert all Word *.DOC files in the source folder to *.DOCX files in the DestDir folder
  intFiles = intFiles + WordFolderConversion(cstrSourceDir, cstrDestDir, wdFormatDocument, wdFormatDocumentDefault)

  MsgBox intFiles & " converted documents created"

End Sub

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