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How to open a specific Word document through Excel?

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Open a specific Word document through Excel with VBA code

Open a specific Word document through Excel with VBA code

To open a specific Word document through Excel, please do as follows.

1. In Excel workbook, press the Alt + F11 keys to open the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window.

2. In the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications window, please click Insert > Module. Then copy and paste below VBA code into the Code window.

VBA code: Open a specific Word document through Excel

Sub automateword()
    Set wordapp = CreateObject("word.Application")
    wordapp.documents.Open "C:\Users\DT168\Desktop\KTW\test.docx"
    wordapp.Visible = True
End Sub

Note: In the code, please change C:\Users\DT168\Desktop\KTW\test.docx to the path of the document you need to open automatically in Excel.

3. Press the F5 key or click the Run button to run the code.

Then the specified Word document will be opened automatically.

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