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Unable to Create and Save MS-Word Documents using Siebel Thin Client (Doc ID 2638343.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 13, 2020

Applies to:

Siebel Tools - Version 16.19 [IP2016] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Upon using VB code to open / create MS-Word document, adding text and saving it, operation failed with Siebel Thin client, but succeeded with Dedicated client.

Sub BtnWrd_Click
    Dim oWord As Object
    Dim fileName As String
    fileName = "C:\\Testing_SiebelIp16.doc"
    Set oWord = CreateObject("Word.Application")
    ' Create a new document
    oWord.Documents.Add
    If oWord Is Nothing then
         Exit Sub
    End If
    ' Make Word visible through the Application object
    oWord.Application.Visible = 1
    ' Add some text
    oWord.Selection.TypeText "This is a test."
    ' Save the document
    oWord.ActiveDocument.SaveAs (fileName)
    ' Close Word with the Quit method on the Application object
    oWord.Quit
    ' Clear the object from memory
    Set oWord = Nothing
End Sub

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