Microsoft KB Archive/106316
WD: WordBasic Examples: LockDocument, LockDocument()
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Word for Windows, versions 6.0, 6.0a, 6.0c
- Microsoft Word for Windows 95, versions 7.0, 7.0a
- Microsoft Word for Windows NT, version 6.0
- Microsoft Word for the Macintosh, versions 6.0, 6.0.1
This article contains a sample macro that demonstrates the use of the following WordBasic statements or functions:
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This macro produces a Master document and creates two subdocuments. Word inserts a padlock icon in the left margin to indicate the first subdocument is locked then displays a message using the LockDocument() function before removing the files it created.
Sub MAIN If SelInfo(27) = - 1 Then FileNew ViewMasterDocument Insert "This is a Master document" InsertPara FileSaveAs .Name = "C:\MACROMST.DOC", .AddToMru = 1 CreateSubdocument LineDown 2 LineUp 1 Insert "This is Sub document1." FileSaveAs .Name = "C:\MSSUB1.DOC", .AddToMru = 1 LineDown 2 CreateSubdocument LineDown 1 Insert "This is Sub document2." FileSaveAs .Name = "C:\MSSUB2.DOC", .AddToMru = 1 LineUp 3 MsgBox "Word will now lock sub document1. Note the padlock on the \ left." LockDocument If LockDocument() = - 1 Then MsgBox "The File is now locked. Choose OK to resume demo." MsgBox "Word will now unlock sub document1. Note the padlock \ is no longer there." LockDocument End If FileClose 1 Kill "C:\MACROMST.DOC" Kill "C:\SUB1.DOC" Kill "C:\SUB2.DOC" End Sub
NOTE: Word for the Macintosh users, the path information in this macro is in Word for Windows format. For the macro to work correctly, change the path statements to a Macintosh format.
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Last Reviewed: December 29, 2000