Import from Access to Word

Posted on 2005-05-04
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Hi EE,

Is it possible to import into Word an Access database in just text form?

Question by:TerenceHewett
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    Accepted Solution

    Select the table you want to export, go to File -> Export and select Microsoft Word Merge or Rich Text Format from the list
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    Assisted Solution

    by:Jim Horn
    (the very low-tech response) copy-paste works as well between Access and Word.
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    Assisted Solution

    You can also create a report based on whatever data and then export the report to Word from the Report Button Bar.
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    Expert Comment

    Hi TerenceHewett,

    Just a word of caution in the context of this question...(and not in reponse to the Q.)
    Under no circumstances should you open your Access database using Word (as in File>Open...)
    This action is enough to corrupt your mdb file irretrievably.


    Author Comment

    Thanks to Pete for the advice. I hope this is ok with you all, but I think that between all of your solutions I will get the desired output. For this reason, I will split the points between the three responses.  If I have any additional problems here I will post another question. Thanks again.


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