OpenDocuments.EditDocument3 Method

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Opens the specified document for editing with its associated application or with the specified editor based on the specified window object, and specifies whether to use a local copy.

expression.EditDocument2(pdisp, bstrDocumentLocation, fUseLocalCopy, varProgID)



An expression that returns an OpenDocuments Control object.


An Object that represents the window from which the EditDocument2 method is being activated.


A string that contains the URL of the document to open for editing.


true to use a local copy; otherwise false.


An optional string that contains the ProgID of the application with which to edit the document. If this argument is omitted, the default editor for the document is used.

Return Value

true if the document was successfully opened; otherwise false.