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Added: Aug 19, 2002
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Saves to word and has formatting with columns

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Public Function WordDoc(sFileName As String, sNewDoc As String) As String
'Open the text file into word and save it as a word doc behind the scenes
Dim objWord As Object
Dim objDoc As Object
Set objWord = CreateObject("Word.Application")
Set objDoc = objWord.Documents.Open(sFileName)
objDoc.SaveAs sNewDoc, 0 'wdFormatDocument

'clear memory of the objects
Set objDoc = Nothing
Set objWord = Nothing
'remove this...
MsgBox "Mission Accomplished"
End Function

Private Sub Command1_Click()
Dim strbuild As String
Dim mySpace As Integer
'split the textbox data
a1 = Split(Text1.Text, vbCrLf)
a2 = Split(Text2.Text, vbCrLf)
'get info as to which side will have more content
a1max = UBound(a1)
a2max = UBound(a2)
'if side 2 > side one
If a1max < a2max Then
For i = 0 To UBound(a2)
If i <= UBound(a1) Then
mySpace = Len(a1((i)))
mySpace = (36 - mySpace)
mySpace = 36
End If
If i <= UBound(a1) Then
strbuild = strbuild & a1(i) & Space(mySpace) & a2(i) & vbCrLf
strbuild = strbuild & (Space(mySpace)) & a2(i) & vbCrLf
End If
Next i
'if side one > side 2 then
' commented the lines to it wouldn't save twice.

For i = 0 To UBound(a1)
' If i <= UBound(a2) Then
' mySpace = Len(a1((i)))
' mySpace = 36 - mySpace

' strbuild = strbuild & a1(i) & (Space(mySpace)) & a2(i) & vbCrLf
' End If
If i > UBound(a2) Then
strbuild = strbuild & a1(i) & vbCrLf
End If
' If i > a2max Then
' strbuild = strbuild & vbCrLf & a1(i)
' End If
Next i

End If

'build string to load into text file
strmsg = lab & vbTab & recname & vbCrLf & vbNewLine & strbuild
Open "C:my documentsmyfile.txt" For Output As #1
Print #1, strmsg
Close #1
'convert it to a word document
'pass it the name of the text file and the filename you want it saved as
Call WordDoc("C:my documentsmyfile.txt", "C:my documentsNewDoc.doc")
End Sub

Private Sub Form_Load()
'give it some dummy information for this exercise
Text1 = ""
Text2 = ""
Text1 = "watermelon" & vbCrLf & "carrots" & vbCrLf & "potatoe" & vbCrLf & "onion" & vbCrLf & "custard"
Text2 = "1 cup" & vbCrLf & "blender" & vbCrLf & "work will you."
End Sub;

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