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sequential numbering on Word 2010 Doc

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by ruce2, Aug 19, 2013.

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  1. ruce2

    ruce2 Thread Starter

    Aug 19, 2013
    I have a form that needs to have a three digit number (identifier) generated and visible on the form each time the document is opened (new number, next in sequence) and saved. I am trying to use a Macro but I keep getting an error that says "Autonew() ambiguous identifier" or something like that. I am not a programmer so I need very specific and easy steps to follow to accomplish this. The sooner the better, as I have been trying to get this done for 2 weeks now and I'm not having any luck.
    This is the macro code, and the error is "Compile Error: Ambiguous name detected: Autonew()"
    Sub AutoNew()
    ' Autonew Macro
    Sub AutoNew()
    Order = System.PrivateProfileString("C:\Settings.Txt", _
    "MacroSettings", "Order")
    If Order = "" Then
    Order = 1
    Order = Order + 1
    End If
    ActiveDocument.Bookmarks("Order").Range.InsertBefore Format(Order, "00#")
    ActiveDocument.SaveAs FileName:="path" & Format(Order, "00#")
    End Sub
    End Sub
  2. XCubed


    Feb 21, 2013

    This usually means that you have 2 macros with the same name. Check in all modules including Normal modules for the other Autonew() macro.
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