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WD97: Text from WordBasic.Input Command Truncated After Comma
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In Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications, the WordBasic.Input macro command truncates text if your input text contains a comma. The text is truncated from the first comma to the end of the input text.
For example, if you input:
Doe, Johnthe status bar result will be:
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(http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;en-us;cntactms)To correct this problem, replace the commas entered on the status bar with semicolons. If you insert the input text into a document, you can then replace the semicolons with commas.
NOTE: Beginning in Word 97 for Windows and Word 98 Macintosh Edition, there is no Visual Basic for Applications equivalent for the Input command as used in earlier versions of Word. To use this feature in Visual Basic for Applications, use the WordBasic Property as in the following example:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.
For more information about getting help with Visual Basic for Applications, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/163435/EN-US/ )VBA: Programming Resources for Visual Basic for Applications
Article ID: 181780 - Last Review: July 13, 2007 - Revision: 2.4