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Add Bullets to Pasted text

The code below can be used to create bullets to existing text or pasted) text within a word document. This can be using when creating document with an external program like Excel. 

The code works by adding a special String that can be detected by the code like ## or @@ or any other string desired. In combination with this string the code needs a level. By setting a level that determines how far down the bullets will be created.


Private Sub CommandButton111_Click()

LoopWordCreateBullets 1, "##"
LoopWordCreateBullets 2, "@@"

End Sub

Sub LoopWordCreateBullets(ByVal Level As Integer, ByVal CODE As String)

Dim lstgalleries As Word.ListGalleries

Dim sFindText As String

'Start from the top of the document
With Application
.Selection.HomeKey wdStory
sFindText = CODE
.Selection.Find.Execute sFindText
    Do Until .Selection.Find.Found = False
        .Selection.Range.ListFormat.ApplyListTemplate ListTemplate:=.ListGalleries(wdBulletGallery).ListTemplates(Level), continuepreviouslist:=False, applyto:=wdListApplyToWholeList, defaultlistbehavior:=wdWord9ListBehavior
        If i = 1 Then GoTo skipindent
            For i = 1 To Level
            Next i
End With

End Sub


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