WD: VBA Code Not Saved After You Use the Undo Command

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Visual Basic for Applications code is lost, when all of the following conditions are true:
  • You open the document and make a change. -and-

  • You go into the Visual Basic Editor and insert code in a module stored in that document. -and-

  • You undo the changes you made in the document.


When you use the Undo command, the document is flagged as unmodified. Because the document is flagged as unmodified, the document is not saved when you use the Save command.


Save your document while the Visual Basic Editor is open. This will ensure that your Visual Basic for Applications code is saved.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.


Article ID: 185143 - Last Review: October 7, 2013 - Revision: 2.1
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 98 for Macintosh
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