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This article demonstrates how you can use a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications macro to programmatically add a control to a Microsoft Word document and add a Click event handler for that control.
The following steps illustrate how you can create a Word macro that will add a control to a document and assign the Click event of that control at run-time. The steps are for Word. However, you can apply the same concepts to programmatically manipulate controls in Microsoft Excel workbooks.
Note The ability to manipulate the Visual Basic Project of a Microsoft Office document at run-time requires a reference to the Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications Extensibility library.
Steps to create the sample
Additional notes for Word 2002 and Word 2003By default, access to a Word VBA project is disabled. When disabled, the code above may generate the run-time error '6068', "Programmatic Access to Visual Basic Project is not trusted." For more information about this error and how you can correct it, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(https://support.microsoft.com/kb/282830/ )Programmatic access to Office VBA project is denied
Article ID: 246299 - Last Review: May 14, 2007 - Revision: 5.2