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Document.Merge Method (Word)

Merges the changes marked with revision marks from one document to another.

expression .Merge(Name, MergeTarget, DetectFormatChanges, UseFormattingFrom, AddToRecentFiles)

expression Required. A variable that represents a Document object.

Parameters

Name

Required/Optional

Data Type

Description

Name

Required

String

The path and file name of the document with which to merge.

MergeTarget

Optional

WdMergeTarget

Specifies where to place the final merged content.

DetectFormatChanges

Optional

Boolean

Specifies whether or not to mark formatting differences.

UseFormattingFrom

Optional

WdUseFormattingFrom

Specifies which document to use for formatting in the merged document.

AddToRecentFiles

Optional

Boolean

Specifies whether to add the document in the Name parameter to the list of recent files.

This example merges changes from Sales1.doc into Sales2.doc (the active document).

If InStr(1, ActiveDocument.Name, "sales2.doc", 1) Then _ 
 ActiveDocument.Merge Name:="C:\Docs\Sales1.doc"
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