A VBA add-in to quickly insert any of the sample code found on our site directly into the Visual Basic Editor, save your own frequently used code, and more!Article contributed by Daryl Lucas Many people know they can speed execution of Word Automation by turning off screen updating: Word. Screen Updating = False Many do not know, however, that they can get an even greater speed boost by hiding the application altogether.(Microsoft Word is the most popular word processing software in the world.) This tip (749) applies to Microsoft Word 97, 2000, 2002, and 2003.
NET 2002/2003 Basics section of the Wrox Programmer to Programmer discussions.Although it would be difficult to do an exhaustive test, in theory this should work from any Automation client-Visual Basic, Excel, Power Point, or any other.The functionality depends on Word, not on the Automation client.This tip (9151) applies to Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, and 2013.You can find a version of this tip for the older menu interface of Excel here: Turning Off Screen Updating.