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Inserting Word text (with pictures) in an Excel cell

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Hi !

I'm looking for a solution to "paste" a Word document's content into an Excel cell. I need that nor the Word file and Excel file appear on screen during the operation. Has anyone already done this ?

Thanks !

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How large is the document?

There are Copy and Paste methods in both the Word and Excel COM. But when pasting to Excel I fear the formatting will give you some headache.


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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
Taks Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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Not so big ... it has roughly to fit on a quarter A4 page, in order to let some space to the other informations I put on the Excel file. Ultimately, the whole thing must be printable on a single A4 paper page.

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If you manually copy the Word document into the Excel cell are you happy with the formatting?


My UDFs and Tutorials:

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UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
Taks Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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I would suggest the following approach:

#include <Word.au3>
#include <Excel.au3>

Global $oWordApp = _WordCreate("")
Global $oDoc = _WordDocOpen($oWordApp, @ScriptDir & "\_Word_Test.doc")
Global $oRange = $oDoc.Range ; select the whole document
Global $vContent = $oRange.Copy ; Copy to the clipboard
_WordQuit($oWordApp)

$oExcel = _ExcelBookOpen(@ScriptDir & "\_Excel.xls")
$oExcel.ActiveSheet.Paste
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My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
Taks Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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Sure. Paste to cell B2:

#include <Word.au3>
#include <Excel.au3>

Global $oWordApp = _WordCreate("")
Global $oDoc = _WordDocOpen($oWordApp, @ScriptDir & "\_Word_Test.doc")
Global $oRange = $oDoc.Range ; select the whole document
Global $vContent = $oRange.Copy ; Copy to the clipboard
_WordQuit($oWordApp)

$oExcel = _ExcelBookOpen(@ScriptDir & "\_Excel.xls")
$oExcel.ActiveSheet.Range("B2").Select()
$oExcel.ActiveSheet.Paste
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My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
Taks Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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Glad to be of service :D


My UDFs and Tutorials:

Spoiler

UDFs:
Active Directory (NEW 2019-08-19 - Version 1.4.13.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
OutlookEX (NEW 2019-07-24 - Version 1.3.6.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts - Wiki
Outlook Tools (NEW 2019-07-22 - Version 0.6.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki
ExcelChart (2017-07-21 - Version 0.4.0.1) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
PowerPoint (2017-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
Taks Scheduler (NEW 2019-10-09 - Version 0.9.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Wiki

Tutorials:
ADO - Wiki

 

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