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Error in LaunchEmbedWord while using WordTextArea control

SA-36836

Summary



The user has a workstation OS running Windows Server 2012 R2. An attempt to launch Word from the WordTextArea control raises error in LaunchEmbedWord: Object doesn't support property or method 'sWordManagerLaunchEmbed'. After the error prompt is dismissed Word does not get launched.


Error Messages



Error in LaunchEmbedWord: Object doesn't support property or method 'sWordManagerLaunchEmbed'


Steps to Reproduce



Launch Word from the WordTextArea control.


Root Cause



The prVisioInterface.ocx control was not installed on the Windows Server 2012 R2 workstation. It is required for edit in Word functionality to work correctly.

Resolution



Once a you have a user with administrative privileges exercize the WordTextArea functionality, the prVisioInterface.ocx control gets installed on the workstation.

Additionally Windows registry settings had to be implemented according to this snapshot for the edit in Word functionality to work correctly:


Published April 20, 2017 - Updated April 21, 2017

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