I'd like to see them. does midrange-L have a upload/files area?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Robin Coles" <robin@ringbase.com>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2001 1:45 PM
Subject: RE: Screen scrape via funtion key

> If you're using MS word, you could do this using VB and the
> Access remote command function.  Function key sends a remote
> which invokes a vb program.  VB using EHLLAPI screen scrapes the
> (needs to know which one) and retrieves the mailmerge details
using ADO
> then uses office automation to load a pre-defined document and
dumps the
> address details into it.
> We've done all of this on separate projects but I've never tried
> string them together.  Theory is fine....  I've got samples of
the stuff
> we've done if it's any help.
> Cheers
> Rob
> > I need to update the list, folks.
> >
> > What management really wanted was th ability to have the
> > cursor on a customer number, mash a function key, and then
> > import the customers name and address via mailmerge into a
> > promotions/past due/we're moving type of document.
> >
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