Error Message: OLE |Dispatch exception code 0 from Microsoft Word

 

Error after mailmerge with office 2013 

Message:

OLE |Dispatch exception code 0 from Microsoft Word: The OpenDataSource method or property is not available because this command is not available for reading…

 

Used:
Windows 8.1, Office 2013

Error message:

OLE |Dispatch exception code 0 from Microsoft Word: The OpenDataSource method or property is not available because this command is not available for reading…

 

Solution:

Before initiating mailmerge change the ActiveWindow view type to wdNormalView.
This mode will allow the commands to execute.

oWord.ActiveWindow.View.Type = 1

 

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