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Document.CreateLetterContent Method (Word)

Creates and returns a LetterContent object based on the specified letter elements. LetterContent object.

expression .CreateLetterContent(DateFormat, IncludeHeaderFooter, PageDesign, LetterStyle, Letterhead, LetterheadLocation, LetterheadSize, RecipientName, RecipientAddress, Salutation, SalutationType, RecipientReference, MailingInstructions, AttentionLine, Subject, CCList, ReturnAddress, SenderName, Closing, SenderCompany, SenderJobTitle, SenderInitials, EnclosureNumber, InfoBlock, RecipientCode, RecipientGender, ReturnAddressShortForm, SenderCity, SenderCode, SenderGender, SenderReference)

expression Required. A variable that represents a Document object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

DateFormat

Required

String

The date for the letter.

IncludeHeaderFooter

Required

Boolean

True to include the header and footer from the page design template.

PageDesign

Required

String

The name of the template attached to the document.

LetterStyle

Required

WdLetterStyle

The document layout.

Letterhead

Required

Boolean

True to reserve space for a preprinted letterhead.

LetterheadLocation

Required

WdLetterheadLocation

The location of the preprinted letterhead.

LetterheadSize

Required

Single

The amount of space (in points) to be reserved for a preprinted letterhead.

RecipientName

Required

String

The name of the person who'll be receiving the letter.

RecipientAddress

Required

String

The mailing address of the person who'll be receiving the letter.

Salutation

Required

String

The salutation text for the letter.

SalutationType

Required

WdSalutationType

The salutation type for the letter.

RecipientReference

Required

String

The reference line text for the letter (for example, "In reply to:").

MailingInstructions

Required

String

The mailing instruction text for the letter (for example, "Certified Mail").

AttentionLine

Required

String

The attention line text for the letter (for example, "Attention:").

Subject

Required

String

The subject text for the specified letter.

CCList

Required

String

The names of the carbon copy (CC) recipients for the letter.

ReturnAddress

Required

String

The text of the return mailing address for the letter.

SenderName

Required

String

The name of the person sending the letter.

Closing

Required

String

The closing text for the letter.

SenderCompany

Required

String

The company name of the person creating the letter.

SenderJobTitle

Required

String

The job title of the person creating the letter.

SenderInitials

Required

String

The initials of the person creating the letter.

EnclosureNumber

Required

Long

The number of enclosures for the letter.

InfoBlock

Optional

Variant

This argument may not be available to you, depending on the language support (U.S. English, for example) that you’ve selected or installed.

RecipientCode

Optional

Variant

This argument may not be available to you, depending on the language support (U.S. English, for example) that you’ve selected or installed.

RecipientGender

Optional

Variant

This argument may not be available to you, depending on the language support (U.S. English, for example) that you’ve selected or installed.

ReturnAddressShortForm

Optional

Variant

This argument may not be available to you, depending on the language support (U.S. English, for example) that you’ve selected or installed.

SenderCity

Optional

Variant

This argument may not be available to you, depending on the language support (U.S. English, for example) that you’ve selected or installed.

SenderCode

Optional

Variant

This argument may not be available to you, depending on the language support (U.S. English, for example) that you’ve selected or installed.

SenderGender

Optional

Variant

This argument may not be available to you, depending on the language support (U.S. English, for example) that you’ve selected or installed.

SenderReference

Optional

Variant

This argument may not be available to you, depending on the language support (U.S. English, for example) that you’ve selected or installed.

Return Value

LetterContent

The following example uses the CreateLetterContent method to create a new LetterContent object in the active document and then uses this object with the RunLetterWizard method.

Set myLetter = ActiveDocument _ 
 .CreateLetterContent(DateFormat:="July 31, 1996", _ 
 IncludeHeaderFooter:=False, PageDesign:="", _ 
 LetterStyle:=wdFullBlock, Letterhead:=True, _ 
 LetterheadLocation:=wdLetterTop, _ 
 LetterheadSize:=InchesToPoints(1.5), _ 
 RecipientName:="Dave Edson", _ 
 RecipientAddress:="436 SE Main St." & vbCr _ 
 & "Bellevue, WA 98004", _ 
 Salutation:="Dear Dave,", _ 
 SalutationType:=wdSalutationInformal, _ 
 RecipientReference:="", MailingInstructions:="", _ 
 AttentionLine:="", Subject:="End of year report", _ 
 CCList:="", ReturnAddress:="", _ 
 SenderName:="", Closing:="Sincerely yours,", _ 
 SenderCompany:="", SenderJobTitle:="", _ 
 SenderInitials:="", EnclosureNumber:=0) 
ActiveDocument.RunLetterWizard LetterContent:=myLetter
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