Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

Start a Mail merge of Access 2000

Posted on 2001-06-05
7
195 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
I would like to have an Access 2000 form
pass the data from a access query/table
to Ms Word 2000 where it would start a Mail Merge
for me. This to be automated so that a user
can just click on the Access form "Print Certificates"
and it will pass the table data or table reference, start the mail merge and go to the printer.
HOW ?
Thanks !!!
0
Comment
Question by:Whux
7 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
nmilmine earned 75 total points
ID: 6158029
Hi Whux

This is some code I have used.  Paste it into a new module.  You can only use a table and not a query so will need to use the make table query to create a temp table if you need filtered results

Substitute Jewelz document and Renshaws database for your own

Function MergeItJewelz()
   
   Dim objWord As Word.Document
   Set objWord = GetObject("C:\Program Files\Database\Jewelz Merge.doc", "Word.Document")
   ' Make Word visible.
   objWord.Application.Visible = True
   ' Set the mail merge data source as database.
   objWord.MailMerge.OpenDataSource _
      Name:="C:\Program Files\Database\Renshaws GemTime.mdb", _
      LinkToSource:=True, _
      Connection:="TABLE JewelzClients", _
      SQLStatement:="SELECT * FROM [JewelzClients]"
   ' Execute the mail merge.
   objWord.MailMerge.Execute

End Function

HTH
Neil

0
 

Author Comment

by:Whux
ID: 6164238
Works !!!
Thanks !!
The only problem at this point is that
my macro in the Word doc
steps through it all and ends before the print
is done thius giving me a warning msg that the print
job is not done . Do you know how to get around that ?
0
 

Author Comment

by:Whux
ID: 6727052
old
0
Use Case: Protecting a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Microsoft Azure is rapidly becoming the norm in dynamic IT environments. This document describes the challenges that organizations face when protecting data in a hybrid cloud IT environment and presents a use case to demonstrate how Acronis Backup protects all data.

 
LVL 49

Expert Comment

by:DanRollins
ID: 7086358
Hi Whux@idg,
You've requested to delete this question, but its status has remained as 'Pending Delete' because one or more comments have been added.  Normally, the only way to fully delete such a Question is to post a message to Community Support and ask for assistance.

EE is making a one-time database sweep to purge the Pending Delete Questions automatically.  During this sweep:

    Whux@idg -- To allow the deletion to proceed:  Do nothing.
    EXPERTS -- Please DON'T POST a comment except to contest this deletion.

In the future, please refer to http://www.experts-exchange.com/jsp/cmtyHelpDesk.jsp#8 for instruction on deleting questions.

DanRollins -- EE database cleanup volunteer
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:nmilmine
ID: 7090820
I thought I had given the required answer given Whux's comments

Neil
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Moondancer
ID: 7106176
You definitely did respond correctly to the initial request, sorry you had to wait so long.  Finalized.
Moondancer - EE Moderator
0

Featured Post

Networking for the Cloud Era

Join Microsoft and Riverbed for a discussion and demonstration of enhancements to SteelConnect:
-One-click orchestration and cloud connectivity in Azure environments
-Tight integration of SD-WAN and WAN optimization capabilities
-Scalability and resiliency equal to a data center

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction When developing Access applications, often we need to know whether an object exists.  This article presents a quick and reliable routine to determine if an object exists without that object being opened. If you wanted to inspect/ite…
Regardless of which version on MS Access you are using, one of the harder data-entry forms to create is one where most data from previous entries needs to be appended to new records, especially when there are numerous fields and records involved.  W…
Familiarize people with the process of utilizing SQL Server views from within Microsoft Access. Microsoft Access is a very powerful client/server development tool. One of the SQL Server objects that you can interact with from within Microsoft Access…
In Microsoft Access, when working with VBA, learn some techniques for writing readable and easily maintained code.

856 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question