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how to loop through all the words in a document query a database to see if word or phrase exist in database

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How can I loop through all the words in a microsoFt WORD DOC AND CHECK IF THAT WORD OR A PHRASE EXISTS IN an excel database and then either replace the word with another from the database or insert a particular picture whose [ath is in the database
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Hi,

As I queried in a remarkably similar question from 6 June 2013:

[ http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Office_Productivity/Office_Suites/MS_Office/Excel/Q_28149909.html#a39226799 ]

Would it be feasible/practical to copy'n'paste the text from the MS-Word document into a separate worksheet within the MS-Excel workbook so that the comparison can be performed in one application?

BFN,

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not realy
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OK.

Can you clarify what you mean by "an excel database", please?
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a list of words in a column sorry for calling it a database
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:)

How is a replacement word to be determined?

I presume there are actually two columns; one of a list of words, & another adjacent with a list of paths.

Perhaps the provision of a sample file would be useful.
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I presume there are actually two columns; one of a list of words, & another adjacent with a list of paths.
Yes
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Abandoned thread?
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