Merge data with Word document within Access - How!

I have a query created that writes data to a temporary table.  The table will only have one record ever.  But them somehow within Access I would like to merge that data with a Word template document and print that Word document via a command button on a form.

So basically here are the steps.

1) User clicks a command button on a form.
2) The onclick event of the command button deletes previous data and creates the new table data (I have this working already)
3) The data is merged with the Word document which will reside in the same directory as the front-end file of the Access database.
4) The Word document will print.

And with steps 2-4 happening without the user having to do anything.  Is this possible?
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Scott McDaniel (Microsoft Access MVP - EE MVE )Infotrakker SoftwareCommented:
You can use the MailMerge feature, and you can automate that. The link below is for an older version, but it should still work:

I've also used Bookmarks in the Word document to pinpoint the areas where I wanted to insert data, then opened a recordset in Access, opened my Word document via automation, and then use the Bookmarks collection in that Word object to put the data from my recordset into those bookmarks.

dim rst As DAO.Recordset
Set rst = Currentdb.OpenRecordset("blah blah")

Dim sPath As String
sPath = "Full Path to your Word Document"
Dim wrd As Object
Dim doc As Object
Set wrd = CreateObject("Word.Application")
wrd.Visible = True
Set doc = wrd.Documents.Open(Filename:=sPath, ReadOnly:=True)
'/ writes the bookmark
doc.Bookmarks("CustomerName").Range.Text = rst("Customer_Name")
doc.Bookmarks("CustomerStreet").Range.Text = rst("Street_1")
etc etc

There are numerous resources that show how to use Bookmarks with Word - for example:

I'll leave it up to you to handle the other stuff - and I would advise you against posting a "project requirement" list like this. Ask the question in "chunks", AFTER you've tried to do the things you're asking for help. Don't just post feature requests like this.

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Helen FeddemaCommented:
There are many ways to merge Access data to a Word document.  See my old Four Ways to Merge with Word code sample (written about 1999, but the code still works):

Or the 4th edition of my Working with Word ebook, which covers Access versions through 2013.  It is available from the Office Watch Website.
SteveL13Author Commented:
To all:  I'll be working on this more tomorrow.
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