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Application.Quit Method

Office 2007
Quits Microsoft Office Word and optionally saves or routes the open documents.


expression.Quit(SaveChanges, Format, RouteDocument)

expression   Required. A variable that represents an Application object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
SaveChangesOptionalVariantSpecifies whether Word saves changed documents before closing. Can be one of the WdSaveOptions constants.
OriginalFormatOptionalVariantSpecifies the way Word saves documents whose original format was not Word Document format. Can be one of the WdOriginalFormat constants.
RouteDocumentOptionalVariantTrue to route the document to the next recipient. If the document does not have a routing slip attached, this argument is ignored.


This example closes Word and prompts the user to save each document that has changed since it was last saved.

Visual Basic for Applications
Application.Quit SaveChanges:=wdPromptToSaveChanges

This example prompts the user to save all documents. If the user clicks Yes, all documents are saved in the Word format before Word closes.

Visual Basic for Applications
Dim intResponse As Integer

intResponse = _
    MsgBox("Do you want to save all documents?", vbYesNo)
If intResponse = vbYes Then Application.Quit _
    SaveChanges:=wdSaveChanges, OriginalFormat:=wdWordDocument