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Document.Close Event (Word)

Published: July 16, 2012

Occurs when a document is closed.

Private Sub expression _Close()

expression A variable that represents a Document object.

If the event procedure is stored in a template, the procedure will run when a new document based on that template is closed and when the template itself is closed (after being opened as a document).

For information about using events with a Document object, see Using Events with the Document Object.

This example makes a backup copy of the document on a file server when the document is closed. (The procedure can be stored in the ThisDocument class module of a document or its attached template.)

Private Sub Document_Close() 
 ActiveDocument.Save 
 ActiveDocument.SaveAs "\\network\backup\" & ThisDocument.Name 
End Sub

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