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Convert a Word file with figures to Excel

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Dear All

Is there a piece of software that easily converts a word file with lots of figures to Excel please?

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Question by:lloydabberton
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by:Christian de Bellefeuille
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Have you tried to only select all your pages (CTRL-A), and do a copy paste into excel?

Because with Office 2010, everything seems to be copied...  and between 2007 and 2010 there must not be so much difference.  Give it a try
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by:Christian de Bellefeuille
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There's also a program named "File Conversion Wizard for Word and Excel" who claim to do what you are asking for, but i've never tried it.

Here's a link to download it
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by:Paul Sauvé
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Hi Lloyd,

When you CUT & PASTE from Word to Excel, it works if your Word data is in a table, otherwise you get one cell of Excel for each line in Word.

PaulS
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by:GrahamSkan
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It would help if you were to post a sample document.
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by:Christian de Bellefeuille
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@Paul: Wrong.  With Word & Excel 2010, you can copy data from Word and paste it in Excel 2010, and your data is not placed all in a single cell as you say.

I write: "Hello" ... then 2 lines bellow "World".  I copy everything to the clip board, do a paste into excel and on line 1 i got "Hello", and line 3 "World".
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Well, maybe not wrong...   since he posted that in Word 2007.  Sorry for that.   But it work perfectly in 2010.
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