Help with modifying VB6 Code to insert page numbers in Word Document


I have an application which wrote a report to Word 2002. I have just upgraded to Word 2007 and the report fails. I have traced this to the line which is trying to insert the page number at the bottom. This is how the code looked:

Sub CreateFooter()
wdapp.ActiveWindow.View.Type = wdPageView
wdapp.ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.SeekView = wdSeekCurrentPageFooter
wdapp.Selection.Font.Name = "Arial"
wdapp.Selection.Font.Size = 12
wdapp.Selection.Font.bold = True
wdapp.Selection.TypeText Text:="Issued By:" & vbTab & "Date: """
wdapp.NormalTemplate.AutoTextEntries("- PAGE -").Insert wdapp.Selection.Range
wdapp.ActiveWindow.ActivePane.View.SeekView = wdSeekMainDocument
End Sub

The line that fails is:

wdapp.NormalTemplate.AutoTextEntries("- PAGE -").Insert wdapp.Selection.Range

Does anyone know the equivalent for Word 2007 which will correctly insert the page numbers in the footer?

Many thanks for any help you can give!!


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