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New feature coming soon in v1.74

The FixTables was recently overhauled and some extra error-checking was added to the routine, mainly to cover the situations where a non-uniform table was in place. A non-uniform table for those unaware (like myself, when I couldn’t fathom out why my error checker kept kicking in) is one where it’s not a perfectly formed table. […]

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Advanced VBA Training Course

I’ve just attended a 2-day training course on Advanced VBA (run by Wise Owl) in the centre of Manchester (UK). Very good it was too!  There were quite a lot of notes jotted down (on paper and in the middle of the code I was writing) and lots of ideas kept popping into my head. […]

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v1.73 now available

I’ve uploaded the latest version for public use / testing / breaking and feedback. A few bugs have been squashed and a new feature (List/Alter Section Breaks) has been added. I’ve removed the No SAP feature as it was an old function (circa 2009!) that I wrote purely to fix a particular type of internal […]

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Minor code update

I had just about put the wraps on v1.72 and was getting ready to release it on this website .. when a work colleague pointed out an error in the Template detection code. I dived into the code, printed the particular bit out and poured over it. I couldn’t work out what I had done […]

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New feature added

Another new feature (a request received from a work colleague) whereby all of the Section Breaks within a document are listed on-screen along with the type of Section Break that it is (Next, Continuous, Odd, Even etc.). You can then select any of the section breaks from the list box, change their type to be […]

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More tweaks to v1.71

I’ve been busy tweaking some of the more basic functions within the Toolbox GUI this morning. A quick bit of code to check that a template does actually exist within the file opened has prevented an error message appearing when you try to change it … within a template file. Also on the basic functionality […]

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Some nice feedback received

After sending out a copy of the Add-In to two people I know via LinkedIn (that are very good with Word VBA), I got some nice feedback by return. There’s no password / protection on my Add-In so that anyone who wants to look at how I’ve coded the Add-In (badly or otherwise), can dive […]

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v1.7 Released!

I’ve finally got to a point where I need external feedback from other technical authors / Word gurus. So I’ve released v1.7 and it’s available on the Downloads page. The manual is included and has a full breakdown of all the features I’ve added since the first release (v1.65) was sent outside of where I […]

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Tweaked Custom Styles UI

Here’s the replacement UI for the old Custom Styles screen.  This is still classed as a WIP purely because I’m awaiting feedback from my colleagues as to what else they would like to be able to see appear in the list box. You can remove Custom Styles as before but the additional feature is that […]

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