Re: How to update MS Word Bookmark from MFC programmatically?

"Scott McPhillips [MVP]" <org-dot-mvps-at-scottmcp>
Wed, 30 Jul 2008 22:56:04 -0400
"Landon" <> wrote in message

Where should I write the VBA script? On my code? Anyway, what is VBA?

Do I have to use other application / DLL as the automation interface?

I think it's a bit difficult to deal with this?

Thank you.

VBA is the Visual Basic that is built in to Word. You write it and execute
it inside Word. The VBA help in Word is also the source of the
documentation on the Word object model. This is the easiest way to interact
with Word.

You can also access the Word object model from C++ (or just about any other
language) via COM. This can be done either from your application or from a
DLL that Word loads (a COM Addin). If you look up "AtlEventHandling Sample"
in MSDN you can download this sample that interacts with Word from a C++/MFC
application. Yes, it's a bit difficult to interact with Word from C++, both
because COM is quite complex and because the Word object model is documented
in VBA, not C++. But everything that VBA can do inside Word can also be
done from outside using C++.

Scott McPhillips [VC++ MVP]

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