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Application.ActiveDocument Property (Publisher)

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 8/24/2017
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Returns a Document object that represents the active publication. If there are no documents open, an error occurs.


expression. ActiveDocument

_expression_A variable that represents an Application object.

Return Value



This example allows the user to assign a file name to the active publication and save it with the new file name. The file name, along with other text, is then inserted after the currently selected text. (Note that Filename must be replaced with a valid publication name for this example to work.)

Sub NewsLetterSave() 

 Dim strFileName As String 

 ' Assign the explicit file name to a variable. 
 strFileName = "Filename" 
 Publisher.ActiveDocument.SaveAs strFileName 

 ' Insert the file name and supporting text after selected text. 
 Selection.TextRange.Collapse pbCollapseEnd 
 Selection.TextRange = _ 
 " This publication has been saved as " &; strFileName 

End Sub

See also


Application Object

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