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Silverlight does not support Microsoft Word 2013



Word merge feature works when using Microsoft Word 2010, but not when using Microsoft Word 2013.

Error Messages

SilverLight Control ERROR in 'sGetWordMacroDotPath'. Microsoft Word version '15.0' is not supported

Steps to Reproduce

1. Call Pega section pzWordMergeSL from the local section.
2. Launch pzSilverLightWordMergeControl.

Root Cause

Integration with Word 2013 is not supported until Pega 7.1.7.

This is mentioned on page 16 of the Platform Support Guide (


Upgrade to the latest version of Pega 7.1.
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Published September 10, 2015 - Updated October 8, 2020

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