Q162938: WD97: Macro Returns to View Used Before Opening Header
Article: Q162938 Product(s): Word 97 for Windows Version(s): WINDOWS:97 Operating System(s): Keyword(s): kbdta kbdtacode kbmacroexample word8 kbwordvba word97 Last Modified: 13-MAY-2002 ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The information in this article applies to: - Microsoft Word 97 for Windows ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- SYMPTOMS ======== When you run a macro that opens, modifies, and closes the header or footer, you are returned to page layout view when the macro finishes, regardless of which document view you were using prior to running the macro. WORKAROUND ========== Microsoft provides programming examples for illustration only, without warranty either expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and/or fitness for a particular purpose. This article assumes that you are familiar with the programming language being demonstrated and the tools used to create and debug procedures. Microsoft support professionals can help explain the functionality of a particular procedure, but they will not modify these examples to provide added functionality or construct procedures to meet your specific needs. If you have limited programming experience, you may want to contact a Microsoft Certified Partner or the Microsoft fee-based consulting line at (800) 936-5200. For more information about Microsoft Certified Partners, please visit the following Microsoft Web site: http://www.microsoft.com/partner/referral/ For more information about the support options that are available and about how to contact Microsoft, visit the following Microsoft Web site: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMS To return to the document view you were using prior to running the macro, use a Visual Basic for Applications macro that adds the following functionality: - Dimensions a variable to hold the current view. - Saves the current view into the variable. - Restores the original view when the macro finishes. Sub ViewHeaderFooterExample() ' Add this line that dimensions a variable. ' to store the current view. Dim OriginalView As Long ' <-- Add ' Recorded Code. If ActiveWindow.View.SplitSpecial <> wdPaneNone Then ActiveWindow.Panes(2).Close End If ' Add this line that captures the current view. OriginalView = ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.Type ' <-- Add ' Recorded Code. If ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.Type = wdNormalView Or _ ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.Type = wdOutlineView Or _ ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.Type = wdMasterView Then ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.Type = wdPageView End If ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.SeekView = wdSeekCurrentPageHeader ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.SeekView = wdSeekMainDocument ' Add this line that returns the view to the original view. ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.Type = OriginalView ' <-- Add End Sub STATUS ====== Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article. MORE INFORMATION ================ For additional information, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: Q173707 OFF97: How to Run Sample Code from Knowledge Base Articles For more information about how to edit a macro, click the Office Assistant while in the Visual Basic Editor, type "edit a macro" (without the quotation marks) click Search, and then click to view "Edit a macro." NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If the Assistant is not able to answer your query, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: Q176476 OFF: Office Assistant Not Answering Visual Basic Questions REFERENCES ========== For more information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: Q163435 VBA: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications Additional query words: wordcon vb vba vbe record Master Outline Online ====================================================================== Keywords : kbdta kbdtacode kbmacroexample word8 kbwordvba word97 Technology : kbWordSearch kbWord97 kbWord97Search kbZNotKeyword2 Version : WINDOWS:97 Issue type : kbbug Solution Type : kbnofix =============================================================================
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