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MSACCESS 2003:  getting this wierd message:  " Method 'Columns' of object 'IImexGrid' failed "

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Last Modified: 2012-05-09
I'm trying to import from Excel to MSAccess and I'm try to 'link' from Excel to MSAccess.  I am getting this wierd error message in MSAccess:   Method 'Columns' of object 'IImexGrid' failed

The data in the tabs are simply number columns with descriptions columns, etc.  I have carefully ensured that all number columns (containing account numbers - all numeric) are indeed saved in Excel as 'numbers'.   I have also put a format where if any account-numbers are only 4 digits, and the field should be 5, that the format is '00000' - so that a 0 is held in front.  (I don't know if this is what is causing this error message).

Can you please tell me what the error message means? and - what could be causing it ??

Thank you...
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