|23 Oct 2013||#1|
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writing macros for word 2007
I can record simple search and replace macros in word 2007 but my abilities stop there.
Back in the days when I was using Word Perfect I could easily write macros that search for a string, exit the search function, select all text until a different string occurred, and then marked that text red, and then repeat until end of document.
In that way I could easily, e.g. in text formatted as below, find and colour everything Bob says red. I would search for "Bob:" turn selection on, move and select everything until the next ^p (which signals that Bob has stopped speaking), change formatting to red, and then repeat until end of document.
Ted: Hi, Bob. How are you?
Bob: Fine. And you?
Ted: I've got a splitting head ache.
Bob: You-d better have an aspirin, then.
// ...etc etc etc... //
In MS-Word 2007 I have not been able to perform such automation, and I have no luck googling for tutorials either. I would appreciate if someone could point me in the right direction.
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|09 Nov 2013||#2|
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Hope this help...
Sub FindBob() ' ' create a loop that continues until the end of the doc Do Until ActiveDocument.Bookmarks("\Sel").Range.End = _ ActiveDocument.Bookmarks("\EndOfDoc").Range.End ' find Bob: Selection.Find.ClearFormatting With Selection.Find .Text = "Bob:" End With Selection.Find.Execute ' Once Bob: is found then select to the paragraph mark Selection.GoTo what:=wdGoToBookmark, Name:="\para" ' format the selected para Selection.Font.ColorIndex = wdRed ' move insertion point to the end of the para so the find can continue Char = Selection.EndOf(Unit:=wdParagraph, Extend:=wdMove) Loop End Sub
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