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Article ID: 165078

Article Last Modified on 1/19/2007


  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q165078


When you use a Word 7.0 macro converted to Word 97, a SendKeys command may not activate the desired button command in the Open dialog box (on the File menu, click Open).


A Search The Web button was added causing some buttons to move to a different position in the Open dialog box.


Microsoft has integrated Web functionality into the Open dialog box for all Microsoft Office programs. A Search The Web button was added to the Open dialog box, moving several buttons to new locations. The following table lists the command buttons available in the Open dialog box, along with their respective shortcut keys and equivalent SendKeys command:

Command Button                 Shortcut Key      SendKeys Command
--------------                 ------------      ----------------
Up One Level                   ALT+1             SendKeys "%1"
Search The Web                 ALT+2             SendKeys "%2"
Return To Previous Location    ALT+3             SendKeys "%3"
Add To Favorites               ALT+4             SendKeys "%4"
List                           ALT+5             SendKeys "%5"
Details                        ALT+6             SendKeys "%6"
Properties                     ALT+7             SendKeys "%7"
Preview                        ALT+8             SendKeys "%8"
Commands & Settings            ALT+9             SendKeys "%9"

NOTE: The remaining buttons and shortcut keys for the Open dialog box remain unchanged.


For more information about SendKeys, start the Visual Basic Editor, click the Office Assistant, type SendKeys, click Search, and then click to view "SendKeys Statement."

NOTE: If the Assistant is hidden, click the Office Assistant button on the Standard toolbar. If Microsoft Visual Basic Help is not installed on your computer, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

120802 Office: How to Add/Remove a Single Office Program or Component

Additional query words: 97 OFF97 8.0

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