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Bookmarks in MSWord and Cell Names in Excel

by valuator / March 28, 2005 5:06 AM PST

When I copy a MSWord table with bookmarks in it to Excel the bookmark names become cell names in Excel. But when I copy a range of cells that have names defined for them from Excel to MSWord the names do not become bookmarks in MSWord (and I really want them to). I have Office 2000XP. Does anyone know how to make this happen?

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I'm afraid ...
by Kees Bakker / March 28, 2005 4:45 PM PST

you would have to do some fairly complicated VBA-code to do it yourself. Loop through the table in Excel, see if the cell has a name, find the corresponding cell in Word (using OLE), then add that name as bookmark to the cell. If the Microsoft programmer didn't do it for you, you will have to do it yourself.


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Say it ain't so
by valuator / March 29, 2005 12:50 AM PST
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Thanks Kees. I was hoping that this may be a bug and that I may need to upgrade MSOffice beyond 2002. Unfortunately (or fortunately) I am not a programmer.

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