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I cannot get  the method movestart to work in my program

$oRange = _Word_DocFind($oDoc, "3 4") ; return a range
$oRange.MoveStart($WdLine,-1) ; supposed to move the start range to the beginning of the line

I get an error '... requested action with this object has failed.'

I have seen this statement used in Word.Udf, but cannot see why my statement is failing.

Help appreciated.

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aiter

This works

$myrange.MoveStart($WdParagraph,-1)

Question is why is $WdLine failing then? 

Also how do I trap errors like these.

Pity there is no Try...Catch in Autoit

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water

Which version of AutoIt do you run?


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aiter

3.3.14.2

That is what the @AutoItVersion variable is returning. Is this the right way to look up the version?

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water

Correct.

You need to add a COM error handler as this version of AutoIt crashes when a COM error occurs and there is no COM error handler.


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ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
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aiter

This is what I need, but no idea on how to do it yet.

I would appreciate a link or example on how to do this, if its not too much trouble.

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water

Sorry, missed to mention where to find further information.

Please check the help file for ObjEvent.

 


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ExcelChart (2015-04-01 - Version 0.4.0.0) - Download - General Help & Support - Example Scripts
Excel - Example Scripts - Wiki
Word - Wiki
PowerPoint (2015-06-06 - Version 0.0.5.0) - Download - General Help & Support

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ADO - Wiki

 

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