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Syntax problem with Word Objects

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Hi All.

I'm trying to work with the Microsoft Word object model and am having trouble with the following statement:

$oWordApp.Selection.TypeText Text:="Hello World"

This syntax is apparently wrong in Autoit. I have been figuring out the Word Object Model by recording macros in Word and then

inspecting the macro with the visual basic editor. Other object expressions have worked fine in Autoit but this one is spitting

out an error during compile.

Any ideas?

Mark

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Have you seen that there are a whole bunch of standard WORD UDF's available you can use and/or learn from?

Jos


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Hi Jos.

Thanks. Yes I am aware that the WORD UDF's are quite extensive. I am working with Autoit version 3.2.4.9 and

cannot upgrade since my current script does not run right in the latest versions. So, I uninstalled and went back to

the older version. Upgrading my code to work with the latest version is on my todo list.

So, I am currently limited to the WORD UDF's in the older version, and I haven't seen anything that would answer

my question....

Have you seen that there are a whole bunch of standard WORD UDF's available you can use and/or learn from?

Jos

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O.K. After some more random experimentation, I found the following syntax worked:

$oWordApp.Selection.TypeText("Hello World")

Thanks.

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