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Weekend Scripter: Use PowerShell to Count Words and Display Progress Bar

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to display a progress bar while counting the number of words in Word documents. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the things that a writer does is keep track of words. This is not so much because one gets paid by the word (although in the past ...

Weekend Scripter: Add Comment to Word Doc

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to add a comment to a Microsoft Word document. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. I spend a lot of time using Microsoft Word. In fact, I spend more time using Word than Microsoft Outlook—and that is saying something. Actually, it is saying a ...

Use PowerShell to Add Table to Word Doc and Email as Attachment

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about using Windows PowerShell to create a document in Microsoft Word, add a table, and email the document as an attachment. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. One of the cool things I like to do with Windows PowerShell is to combine multiple tasks so that it makes life easier for me...

Add Custom Headers to Folder Full of Word Documents

Summary: Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, talks about reading a CSV file and adding custom headers to a folder full of Word documents. Microsoft Scripting Guy, Ed Wilson, is here. The snow continues to befuddle the drivers around here, and as a result, the Scripting Wife and I are staying home. This has given me a lot of time to sit, look ...

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