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Old 04-30-2007, 11:45 PM
ahha ahha is offline
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jumping to a character position in Word
 
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Is there a way to jump or goto or move ahead in Word a specific number of characters? Pressing the right kay is very slooowww.

I have an external program that has identified regions of interest based on a character count and I would like to open the document in Word and jump to a location based on the character count. I see the goto fields, however, none seem to be character based.



Any hints appreciated.
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Old 07-23-2007, 02:57 PM
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Unless a new field was snuck into Office 2003/2007 without my knowledge, there is no way to, without some sort of VBA Macro...

macros allow you to move (Up/Down/Left/Right) on a character, word, line or paragraph basis - so something done programatically might be an answer for you - depending on your actual needs for the functionality you are looking for...
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