Convert Word Document to RTF VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)

Convert Word Document to RTF VBA (Visual Basic for Applications)

Word Document

Microsoft Word is a word processor developed by Microsoft where RTF refers to Rich Text Format which is also a word processing application. Following VBA code will process all Word Document and convert them into RTF (Rich Text Format) document:

Code example

Sub ConvertDocxToRTF()
	With Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogFolderPicker)
		.Title = "Select folder..."
		.Show
		If .SelectedItems.Count = 0 Then
			Exit Sub
		Else
			myFolder = .SelectedItems.Item(1)
		End If

	End With

	myWildCard = InputBox(prompt:="Enter wild card...")

	myDocs = Dir(myFolder & "\" & myWildCard)

	While myDocs <> ""
		Documents.Open FileName:=myFolder & "\" & myDocs, ConfirmConversions:=False
		ActiveDocument.SaveAs2 FileName:=myFolder & "\" & Left(myDocs, Len(myDocs) - 4) & ".rtf", _
			FileFormat:=wdFormatRTF
		ActiveDocument.Close SaveChanges:=False
		myDocs = Dir()
	Wend
	MsgBox "Operation Complete"
End Sub

The wildcard input should go as “*.doc

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