How to copy an open file using VBA
Article contributed by Dave Rado
The VBA FileCopy statement will not copy files that are open. However, the
WordBasic equivalent will (this is what is known as progress!).
Unfortunately, the syntax of WordBasic equivalent is different in Word 97 and
The following works even if the file being copied is open:
If Left$(Application.Version, 1) = "8"
'Word 2000 and above
Why did they add the extra A
in Word 2000? Why does it always rain at weekends but never during the week?
Microsoft works in mysterious ways, their wonders to perform. Maybe one of the
developers had a hangover the day that change was made.
How to create a copy of an open document
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