Closing a Microsoft Word document

Dawid Mocke dawidmocke at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 12:56:54 EST 2015


Hi Mischa,
I have written this Object many years ago (probably 10 years ago) (when I
was a serious newby to Omnis) and it has served me well until now... :)
It probably do with a bit of modernisation....:)

On 3 March 2015 at 19:54, Mischa <mischa at omnislab.com> wrote:

> Hi Dawid,
>
> why do you open the template, anyway? The usual way would be to tell Word
> to create a new document using template xy.dot - or do I miss something?
>
> Best greetings
> Mischs
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> Betreff: Closing a Microsoft Word document
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> Hi Guys,
> I have successfully integrated to MS Word some years ago, but have never
> been able to actually close a document.  So I open a template, save it as
> something else and then merge the new document.
> I have tried a couple of times to close the template, but never got it
> working.
> Now I have a situation where I have to generate a lot of documents in quick
> succesession and while the original template is open, Microsoft will ask
> you everytime if you want to open a 'Read-Only' copy, or replace, etc.
>
> As you can understand this is both time consuming and very irritating.
>
> This is the code I use to open the template:
> Do iWordDocObjCollection.$open(iWordTempPath,kFalse,kFalse,kTrue) Returns
> iWordDocObj     ;; open template file
>
> To save the document as something else:
> Do iWordDocObj.$SaveAs(iWordDocPath) Returns #F
>
> Then I try and close the original template and I have tried the following
> with no success:
> Do iWordDocObj.$::close(iWordTempPath) Returns #F
> Do iWordDocObj.$close(iWordTempPath) Returns #F
>
> Any ideas that I can try?
>
> thank you,
>
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