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uploading of data from excel spreadsheet to existing table in ms access

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hello experts,

is there a way that i can upload the information from excel spreadsheet to existing table in ms access?
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On the File menu, click Import. From the Import dialog box, choose the appropriate version of Microsoft Excel that you are importing and click the OK button. Microsoft Excel 7.0 files are not on this list. If you are importing a version 7.0 file, choose the Microsoft Excel 5.0 option.

In Access 7.0, on the File menu, click Get External Data and then click Import. From the import dialog box, choose Microsoft Excel (*.xls) for the Files Of Type option.

Most of it is pretty friendly.
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by:Czher
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dsacker,
i know about IMPORTING, what i'm trying to ask is how to upload a data to msaccess by pressing a button and selecting an excel file it will automatically uploads and add the information that i have from excel to ms access
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MINDSUPERB earned 500 total points
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Czher,

This is what I did in one of my designed Access applications.
1. I created a table linked to an excel file.
2. From the linked table, I created an append query (appending data from linked Excel into onother table)
3. Then, I created a button on one of the forms that once clicked, it will run the query.
It worked fine with me. Just thinking you might like the idea and implement the process as well.

Sincerely,

Ed
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by:Czher
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it helps me a bit
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