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Default Dynamically add objects based on Word Bookmarks

I am trying to build a simple template engine that will do the following:

1) Open a word file that I have already inserted a series of bookmarks into.

2) Read through the file and count up the # of bookmarks.

3) Dynamically add to the main panel a series of labels and text boxes named after each bookmark found in the document.

4) Use the input from the text boxes to fill out the template (replace the bookmark text with the text from the text box.


I can open the file, read it, count the bookmarks, and get their names. I even understand how to replace the text, but I am having trouble creating the labels and boxes and adding them to the panel. Below is my code:
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Public Class Form1

    Private Sub btnFindFile_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles btnFindFile.Click
        With OpenFileDialog1
            .ShowDialog()
            If Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK Then
                Dim theFileName As String = .FileName
                Dim objWord As Word.Application
                objWord = New Word.Application
                objWord.Visible = True
                Dim docToChange As Word.Document
                docToChange = objWord.Documents.Open(theFileName)
                Dim bookmarks As Word.Bookmarks = docToChange.Bookmarks
                Dim countBookmarks As Integer = bookmarks.Count
                Dim counter As Integer = 1
                Dim textForDisplay As String
                While counter <= countBookmarks
                    textForDisplay = docToChange.Bookmarks(counter).Name
                    counter = counter + 1
                    Dim newLabel As New Label
                    newLabel.Name = textForDisplay
                    newLabel.Visible = True
                    newLabel.Text = textForDisplay
                    Panel2.Controls.Add(newLabel)
                End While
                objWord.Quit()
            End If
        End With
    End Sub
End Class
Thank you for all your help. - Adam
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Visit http://support.microsoft.com/kb/190670/en-us

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Thanks for the tip, but it still doesn't seem to offer any help. A lot of the code isn't even supported in VB 2005. Does anyone know of nay other online tutorial I could look at given the specs I outlined above. I usually do web stuff with php, and I know it would be so easy in PHP, but I need to work with Word files. Thanks for the help - Adam
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