Using the Fields (Links and References:Link) in Word to Link to Specific Cells in Excel
Posted on 2003-11-06
Please help before I lose my mind. I write a Word document which requires 30 lines of data (rows in Excel) which I have to copy every day over to the Word document. Currenlty, I have to copy the cells, then paste them over, when I could set up the format and just change the data in teh Excel spreadsheet and just have the document update. I would get a life if I could do this.
I have 7 Columns with a header row and want to copy the header row and then each individual row with the header to Word, or set up a table in Word and insert the fields to reference the spreadsheet. I have tried to use the Link and references and cannot get it to work.
Here is what I use:
link ExcelSheet “C:\\Documents and Settings\\Desktop\\BDW-DP1106.XLS” A2 \
Each time I do this, I get Error! Not a valid link. I have searched and would appreciate a guru to show me the light. I would like to set a link in a table in each for for teh corresponding one in Excel.
Thanks, you guys/gals are great.