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Old 05-28-2018, 05:57 PM
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Dear All,

Thank you for taking the time to read my post, I have a quick question and was wondering if anyone on this forum can help me,

I have 2 separate word documents, I've labelled one odd as it contains the text page 1, 3 and 5, and the other document as even as it contains page 2, 4 and 6.

My question is there a way to get word to combine these in order so it follows as this is page 1,2,3,4,5 and 6.
I've called the final document proper way as this is how I want it joined together. Maybe a vba option might be needed, but thought I'd try this first?

BTW both "odd" and "even" documents will have the same number of pages

Thanks once again for taking the time to read my thread.

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Unless your pages are separated by manual page breaks or 'next page' Section breaks, there is no reliable way of doing this with VBA. That's because where a page starts & ends depends on the layout optimisations Word does for the active printer driver.
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Old 05-28-2018, 06:34 PM
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Thank you sir for your feedback,
If you manage to find a solution to this problem i would be very grateful. I guess inserting manual page breaks or next page section breaks may be the only way.

Thank you for your time.
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There is no solution because of both the nature of Word and the unusual nature of your need.


I am curious. Why do you want to do this. It seems unnecessarily complex.
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Hi Charles,

My intention in the long term is to merge some excel charts into a word document, and have these back to back on an A4 sheet of paper. I'm still looking into this matter and came up with this idea as i painstakingly found a way of creating my Excel charts in word by paste linking each sheet and making this into a word document. I therefore just need a way now to combine my report to the excel sheets.

Weird i know, but its something i thought of as a spur of the moment thing, any help would be greatly appreciated.
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if you add the following macro to the documents whose content you want to insert the charts after, then run the macro and select the charts document, it should insert the charts into the document you're running the macro from. As I indicated, though, you're liable to get different results if you run the macro on a different computer.
Code:
Sub Demo()
Application.ScreenUpdating = False
Dim DocSrc As Document, DocTgt As Document
Dim i As Long, RngSrc As Range, RngTgt As Range
Set DocTgt = ActiveDocument
With Application.FileDialog(FileDialogType:=msoFileDialogFilePicker)
  .Title = "Select the source file"
  .AllowMultiSelect = False
  If .Show = -1 Then
    Set DocSrc = Documents.Open(.SelectedItems(1), ReadOnly:=True, AddToRecentFiles:=False)
  Else
    MsgBox "No source file selected. Exiting", vbExclamation
    Exit Sub
  End If
End With
With DocSrc
  For i = .ComputeStatistics(wdStatisticPages) To 1 Step -1
    Set RngSrc = .Range.GoTo(What:=wdGoToPage, Name:=i)
    Set RngSrc = RngSrc.GoTo(What:=wdGoToBookmark, Name:="\page")
    Set RngTgt = DocTgt.Range.GoTo(What:=wdGoToPage, Name:=i)
    Set RngTgt = RngTgt.GoTo(What:=wdGoToBookmark, Name:="\page")
    RngTgt.Characters.Last.FormattedText = RngSrc.FormattedText
  Next
  .Close SaveChanges:=False
End With
ErrExit:
Set RngSrc = Nothing: Set RngTgt = Nothing
Set DocSrc = Nothing: Set DocTgt = Nothing
Application.ScreenUpdating = True
End Sub
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Thank you sir.
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