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Delphi Code - Open a New Word File and Save As
Here is a simple Delphi procedure that opens a new Microsoft Word file (i.e., Word document), adds some text to the new file, saves the file with a new name (save as), and finally closes the file. The default options are used for opening a new file and, as usual, Microsoft provides a number of optional parameters to better define how a new file is opened. The most relevant parts of the code are highlighted. Comments are included to explain the code. If you copy and paste the code into your program, be sure to change the form and procedure names to match your setup. For additional Word automation solutions, see Microsoft Word Automation with Delphi.
procedure TForm1.OpenANewWordtFileAndSaveAs(Sender: TObject);
var
WordFileName: String;
WordApplication, WordFile: Variant;
begin
//be sure ComObj and Variants units are included in the "uses" clause

WordFileName := 'C:\PhysiologyWeb\delphi_code_examples\new_word_file.docx'; //replace file name with the name of your file

WordApplication := Null;
WordFile := Null;

try
//create Word OLE
WordApplication := CreateOleObject('Word.Application');
except
WordApplication := Null;
//add error/exception handling code as desired
end;

If VarIsNull(WordApplication) = False then
begin
try
WordApplication.Visible := True; //set to False if you do not want to see the activity in the background
WordApplication.DisplayAlerts := False; //ensures message dialogs do not interrupt the flow of your automation process. May be helpful to set to True during testing and debugging.

//Open a new Word file (i.e., new Word document)
try
WordFile := WordApplication.Documents.Add; //uses the default template
//reference
//https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/vba/api/word.documents.add
except
WordFile := Null;
//add error/exception handling code as desired
end;

If VarIsNull(WordFile) = False then
begin
//add some text to the new Word file
WordFile.Range.Text := 'Thank you, Microsoft, for making automation features available!!!' + #13+#10 + #13+#10 + 'Sincerely,' + #13+#10 + 'PhysiologyWeb Team';
//reference
//https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/vba/api/word.range.text

WordFile.SaveAs(WordFileName);
//reference
//https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/vba/api/word.documents.save
end;
finally
WordFile.Close;
WordApplication.DisplayAlerts := True;
WordApplication.Quit;

WordFile := Unassigned;
WordApplication := Unassigned;
end;
end;
end;






Posted: Saturday, March 26, 2022