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Open Word or PDF file at Specific Heading or Page Number

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I'm having trouble finding an example of code to "Open Word or PDF file at Specific Heading or Page Number".  I don't want the user to have to provide instruction for what section they should read.  I don't want them to have to  find that section either.   

 

Ideally this needs to be done on a read only document.

 

Any advice is appreciated!

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Here's what I have so far, I used this as a guide https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/vba/word-vba/articles/selection-goto-method-word

 

 

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You were close, you need to apply the Go To method to the active window selection object and then apply the selection find property. Note that this doesn't work with a read only document (with a read only doc when you press F5 the Go To dialog will not appear either [Word 2013]).

 

Go To method.png

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Although that code didn't work for me (at least not for read only);  it did give me an idea when I was about to give up and go home!!  The Range>Selection!  

 

I attached code for opening word at either a page # or at a header. 

(The header option will search all headers and will match the first one that contains the input string (you may have to play with this))

 

Was stuck on this for 5 hours, and was about to abandon this method..

Thanks!

 

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The Open Word at Page or Heading.vi is not included in your zip file.

 

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Well that won't work.. lol

 

Here, I decided to remove the type def controls so only the VI needs to be shared.

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Thanks for sharing, shouldn't the wdGoToHeading constant be in the "Go To Header" case and a wdGoToPage constant in the  "Go To Page" case?

 

Ben64

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Jeez your quick!

Yeah, I actually noticed that right after I posted haha.

I managed to edit the linked VI in the post above.

 

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Hi, would you mind sharing this for 2015 version? Did you guys tried it with pdfs?

 

Cheers,

 

Oz

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I think you can copy the code from the picture provided by ben64. 

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