Document.DataForm Method (Word)

Office 2013 and later

Contribute to this content

Use GitHub to suggest and submit changes. See our guidelines for contributing to VBA documentation.

Displays the Data Form dialog box, in which you can add, delete, or modify records.

expression .DataForm

expression Required. A variable that represents a Document object.

You can use this method with a mail merge main document, a mail merge data source, or any document that contains data delimited by table cells or separator characters.

This example displays the Data Form dialog box if the active document is a mail merge document.

If ActiveDocument.MailMerge.State <> wdNormalDocument Then 
End If

This example creates a table in a new document and then displays the Data Form dialog box.

Set aDoc = Documents.Add 
With aDoc 
 .Tables.Add Range:=aDoc.Content, NumRows:=2, NumColumns:=2 
 .Tables(1).Cell(1, 1).Range.Text = "Name" 
 .Tables(1).Cell(1, 2).Range.Text = "Age" 
End With