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Stupid Word Macro question


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Dungeon Rat

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I need a Word macro to (among other things) search for some text, and then "if found" to perform certain actions. Everything else in the macro works except that I can't find the correct syntax for the "if found" or "found = true" or whatever it is!

My only resources at this point are Word's own help files (copied the syntax shown there -- didn't work) and a "For Dummies" book (no examples at all).

Sorry to post such a dumb question but I'm desperate!!! A recommendation for a website or book, or any help at all, would be greatly appreciated.
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Hi Dungeon Rat

What you are trying to achieve is pretty simple. After you have recorded or written code for your macro go into the Visual Basic Editor and look at the help file for "If..Then..Else.." statements. They give reasonable examples and I think that this is what will assist you. If you have the dummies book, look it up there.

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