Writing Word Macros

Errata for Writing Word Macros

Submit your own errata for this product.


The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

The following errata were submitted by our customers and approved as valid errors by the author or editor.

Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
Printed
Page xviii

The URL in the preface is incorrect. "http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/lrnwdpr/" It now reads: "http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9781565927254/"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 2001
Printed
Page xviii
preface

the url for the sample programs - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/lrnwdpr/ NOW READS: The corect url is - http://www.oreilly.com/catalog/9781565927254/

Anonymous    Dec 01, 2003
Printed
Page 5
2nd paragraph,

remove last sentence that says "There is a coupon at the back of the book that you can use to obtain this object browser. (There is no longer a coupon, as the author has lowered the price to below what the coupon price would have been - software can be found at www.romanpress.com)

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 52
first line of code

The first line of code used to read "ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1).Alignment =_ wdAlignParagraphCenter" It now reads: "ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1).Alignment = _ wdAlignParagraphCenter" There should be a space between "=" and "_".

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 57
First full paragraph, line 2

First full paragraph, line 2 used to read "which is a waste of 12 bytes" Now reads: "which is a waste of 14 bytes"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 72
Table 5-5, third to last line

Table 5-5, third to last line used to read "<=" Now reads: "<= or =<"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 72
Table 5-5, second to last line

Table 5-5, second to last line used to read ">=" Now reads: ">= or =>"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 72
Table 5-5, last line

Table 5-5, last line used to read "<>" Now reads: "<> or ><"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 90
second code fragment in "The Instr function" section

The second code fragment in "The Instr function" section used to read 'MsgBox Instr( , "Donna Smith", "Smith")' Now reads: 'MsgBox Instr( 1, "Donna Smith", "Smith")'

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 99
Second to last code block, third line

Second to last code block, third line, replaced: Do While para.Characters.Count > 1 With Do While para.Range.Characters.Count

Anonymous    Feb 01, 1999
Printed
Page 99
Last line

Last line, replaced Loop While para.Characters.Count > 1 With Loop While para.Range.Characters.Count > 1

Anonymous    Feb 01, 1999
Printed
Page 180
"The Fields Collection," first paragraph, third line

"The Fields Collection," first paragraph, third line used to read "in the document" Now reads: "in the main story document"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 187
Second to last paragraph, third line

Second to last paragraph, third line used to read "Chapter 8, Control Statements" Now reads: 'the "Object Variables" section in Chapter 9"'

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 196

The B-head "Example: Printing Document Headings" is now an A-head.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 199
"Example: Finding Used Styles"

The B-head "Example: Finding Used Styles" is now an A-head.

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 217
The second set of code

The second set of code used to read "To illustrate, the code: Dim rng As Range Set rng = ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1) ShowRange rng, 3, True" Now reads: "To illustrate, the code: Dim rng As Range Set rng = ActiveDocument.Paragraphs(1).Range DebugShowRange rng, 3, True"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 224
Fourth paragraph ("In other words-")

Fourth paragraph ("In other words-"), line 1 used to read "text and formatting is" Now reads: "text and formatting are"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 296
"Creating a Key Binding"

"Creating a Key Binding", first code fragment used to read "KeyBinding.Add" Now reads: "KeyBindings.Add"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 309
Example 19-1, 19th line ("Set tbl = ActiveDocument-") used to read

"NumRows:=1 _" Now reads: "NumRows:=1, _"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 322
Last paragraph,

The book talks about bookmarks in the table cells in figure 20-4, but there aren't any.

Anonymous   
Printed
Page 353
Figure B-5

Figure B-5 used to read "CRP CRP stands for cardio-pulmonary resuscitation." Now reads: "CPR CPR stands for cardio-pulmonary resuscitation."

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 353
Figure B-6

Figure B-6 used to read "ATTENTION! CRP CRP stands for cardio-pulmonary resuscitation." Now reads: "ATTENTION! CPR CPR stands for cardio-pulmonary resuscitation."

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 376
Second paragraph, line 2

Second paragraph, line 2 used to read "with a C are comments" Now reads: "with a C in column one are comments"

Anonymous    Oct 01, 1999
Printed
Page 390
Colophon

The wrong cover designer is listed in the colophon. "Kathleen Wilson designed the cover of this book . . ." It now reads: "Edie Freedman designed the cover of this book . . ."

Anonymous    Oct 01, 2001