One simple-minded, OTTOMH approach (unless MS Word's formatting is somehow important):
- in Word 2010, edit in an end_of_record marker of any flavor you like, so long as it won't appear in the test.
- save the whole (edited) .doc as .txt
- read the .txt
- split on EOR to create an array (named for page number) per page of words.
- split each array's contents on spaces to a second-level array (named for the page number from which the first array was extracted) of individual words
- index to your heart's content...
Of course, this may not be the most efficient approach, but it certainly avoids "climbing that (Word object model) curve.
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