?
Solved

How do I connect VBA-Word to Access

Posted on 2009-05-06
2
Medium Priority
?
362 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
In a Word 2007 VBA Macro I'd like to connect to an Access db. I am missing a setting or something to make the connection.  When I write  

Dim myDB as new adodb....

the adodb is not in the dropdown.
What have I left out to be able  to connect to a db?
0
Comment
Question by:funnylearning
[X]
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
2 Comments
 
LVL 4

Accepted Solution

by:
paisleym earned 150 total points
ID: 24321121
Hi,

within the script window you need to add the reference (under tools) Microsoft ActiveX Data Object 2.x library.

hth
Marcelle
1
 

Author Closing Comment

by:funnylearning
ID: 31578758
I'm working in the German version. It took a while to find where I could make this simple change labeled 'tools' in German its called 'Verweise' which means something else.
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

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

This article describes a method of delivering Word templates for use in merging Access data to Word documents, that requires no computer knowledge on the part of the recipient -- the templates are saved in table fields, and are extracted and install…
Ever visit a website where you spotted a really cool looking Font, yet couldn't figure out which font family it belonged to, or how to get a copy of it for your own use? This article explains the process of doing exactly that, as well as showing how…
This video walks the viewer through the process of creating envelopes and labels, with multiple names and addresses. Navigate to the “Start Mail Merge” button in the Mailings tab: Follow the step-by-step process until asked to find the address doc…
This Micro Tutorial well show you how to find and replace special characters in Microsoft Word. This is similar to carriage returns to convert columns of values from Microsoft Excel into comma separated lists.
Suggested Courses

764 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