Hey, Scripting Guy! I have a folder that contains a number of Microsoft Word documents that are all related to a specific project. I need to know the number of words in all of those Word documents. This is because the project is billable based upon the number of words.
Hey Scripting Guy! We are currently beta testing Microsoft Office 2010. It is awesome by the way, and I need to figure out what version of Word we have installed on our computers. I know there are different versions, and I would like to get some kind of inventory before we do the upgrade.
Hey Scripting Guy! You are not going to believe this. I have just been given the task of counting how many images are embedded in Word documents. The document folder, of course, has hundreds of documents. I am not sure why they want to know how many documents have embedded images,
Hey, Scripting Guy! I loved your last “Hey, Scripting Guy!” article about formatting paragraphs in a Microsoft Office Word document. What I need to do is a little bit more mundane, but for me much more important. I have a number of Word documents that are stored in a folder.
Hey, Scripting Guy! I have really been enjoying the recent Windows PowerShell articles on the Script Center. I am wondering if it is possible to use Windows PowerShell to work with a Microsoft Office Word document. Specifically, what I would like to be able to do is to change the paragraph formatting and perhaps add a border.
Hey, Scripting Guy! I have large files output by a reservoir simulator, files I use to predict oil, water and gas movements in hydrocarbon reservoirs. These files are finite-difference numerical simulators, and work by timestep (i.e. a time interval, usually about 90 days);
Hey, Scripting Guy! I’ve come up with a way to imitate handwriting in a document, but I need some help. Because real handwriting is characterized by variability, I had the idea of using four slightly-different fonts, taken from my actual handwriting,
Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I run a specified Word macro after opening Word using a script?
Hey, JD. You know, when they first tested the atomic bomb a number of physicists had legitimate fears that the bomb might set off an unstoppable chain reaction that would end up destroying the entire world.
Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I insert text into an existing Microsoft Word bookmark?— WM
Hey, WM. Believe it or not, this turned out to be the most difficult script the Scripting Guy who writes this column has ever had to create.
Hey, Scripting Guy! How can I get a total page count for all the Word documents in a folder?— RA
Hey, RA. You’ll have to forgive the Scripting Guy who writes this column if he seems a little tired this morning.