Create Excel / Word File from Access

Create Excel File or Word Document from Microsoft Access and write information into them. Every application that supports Automation provides at least one type of object. For example, a word processing application may provide an Application object, a Document object and a Toolbar object. To create an ActiveX object, assign the object returned by CreateObject to an object variable.

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Querying 2 or more tables
I am trying to write a query that queries multiple excel files I download from Government websites. I am trying to create a database of over 14 different excel files that are for checking tosee whether or not someones name is on a government list.

I have the query working with 1 excel file, but it freezes when I have 2. It could be the size, or how I have the files linked. I am having access look to an excel file, which can change daily/weekly.

If you could also help clarify what I need to do to add another tab, that would be great.

The end result would to be to enter a search term, and if the word (or partial word) appears, to put the entire line in the report. For example, if I enter the word tent would give anywords like attention, discontent, intention.

Linking Workbook and Overwriting Excel File
for taking the time to read this.

I use an online software to process customer transactions. I export the transaction data to an Excel file, import the file to Access, and then use Access to create reports and receipts.

Here's what I would like to do:

Instead of importing the file to Access, I would like to create a link to the Excel file. Creating the link is no problem. The problem comes in when I want to overwrite the Excel file with a new file. Even though I name the file the same name, etc, Access make me create a new link to this new file.

Is there a way to overwrite the linked Excel file without creating a new link from Access

Access Services – Can’t Export Report Data to Excel or Word
· BOTTOMLINE: Does anyone know of any fixes or workarounds to enable Access Services to export report data to Excel or Word as detailed below?


PLEASE NOTE: I am talking about Access Services running under SharePoint; not client-side Access applications.

When a report is rendered on the web, there is an Actions button (at bottom left hand corner) which provides the options to print the report or export the report data to .pdf, Excel or Word (see first image).

Printing works and exporting to .pdf also works just fine. However when you try to export to Excel you receive the message shown in the second image and when you click ‘Yes’ Excel opens up but there is no data.

When you try to export to Word, the application (Word) opens up but there is nothing in the file (I.e., a blank Word document).

Based on a variety of web searches regarding this issue, it would appear that this was a known, unsolved problem way back at the end of 2010 (for example: [LINK]

Does anyone know how to get the exportation of report data to Excel and Word to work?

Linking Workbook and Overwriting Excel File
I use an online software to process customer transactions. I export the transaction data to an Excel file, import the file to Access, and then use Access to create reports and receipts.

Here's what I would like to do:

Instead of importing the file to Access, I would like to create a link to the Excel file. Creating the link is no problem.

Even though I name the file the same name, etc, Access make me create a new link to this new file.

Is there a way to overwrite the linked Excel file without creating a new link from Access?

Create Table from Imported File
I am totally new with this and it is hard to teach old dog a new trick. I wrote a question 2 days ago,

I am mainframe guy and do not know too much PC software other than Word, Excel, and some PowerPoint. I was able to import Excel file into ACCESS.

Now could someone guide me how to create a TABLE from this imported file? I am determine to learn it and have bought a book about ACCESS and stillhaving difficulty following the direction.

Open Excel file with command button?
We have two versions of MS Office installed in our office – 97 & 2003 We use Access 97 and Excel, Word and PowerPoint 2003.

The file types are associated with the correct programs, so double clicking an Excel file for example will open it using Excel 2003.

I have an Access 97 db with a command button on the form that when clicked opens an Excel file using the FollowHyperlink code.E.g. followhyperlink “ \\servername\shared\PUBLIC\filename.xls”

I have also tried to enter the hyperlink on the format tab on the property sheet
On both occasions the file opens with Excel 97
Is there a method that I can use that will open the file in Excel 2003 All other files/shortcuts open with 2003 when double clicked

I tried to get Office 97 uninstalled except for Access 97 but we need photo editor 97 and was informed by our tech guy that they can’t remove word,excel & PowerPoint 97 and leave photo editor on because of the way our company has it packaged. It’s all done remotely and they can’t do custom installs/uninstalls.

All I want to do is open an Excel file using the 2003 version from a command button on my form.

How to read object attached to Excel file into Access Database?
I have written VBA code to read Excel data in cells into MS Access. I have to read Objects also attached to Excel file (like MS Word, Text File, PDF files).

How To Create a Microsoft Access Macro to Export Information to Excel or Word
End-users occasionally find it easier to work with Microsoft Excel or Word than Access if they need to perform calculations or add formatting. They may receive the data in raw format; however, once it is organized in Microsoft Access, they may need to perform additional data analysis in Excel or insert formatting available in Word.

hyperlinks from excel to access
I am trying to import hyperlinks. Apparently it is not possible to import hyperlinks from excel to access with just the normal wizard. I have tried different techniques such as saving the excel file as a tab delimited file or adding # signs to the fields prior to import to access. The problem is that the links are behind a word. For example the field could have the word "google" and that would direct you to I think in order for the # signs to work, in excel it would have to be, except for me it imports as #google#. That is just an example to illustrate my issue. In reality there will be a number such as 00010122009 and that number will link to a website.

Is there any way that I could get the hyperlinks that are behind those words to transfer as hyperlinks instead of text?

Creating a template
I have created a database which I like and I would like to preserve it as a template. Like you can save a word document as a template in the path, CDocuments & settings/(Name of user)/application data/Microsoft/Templates in Win XP for word and microsft excel, how do you save it as a template in access? There is no feature in access which allows you to "save as a template" when you select in the dialog box in the save command from the file menu unlike in word and excel.

Merge multiple Word-documents into one using Access
How can I best go about merging existing Word-documents into one, from within Access?

A list of Word-documents exists in the DB, and I need to create one Word-file.

This file contains the List of contents, based on which documents were selected by the user, some other db-generated data, and of course the documents themselves.

The question is about the generalt tactic (the programming mines/explosions I will get to when I have an idea as to how to procede : should I in Access create a new Word-doc object, add my db-generated data, and then the contents of each Word-doc on the list? Should I just create the Word-doc with db-generated data only, and somehow programmatically append the other relevant files? Or just dump a Report to a Word doc, and then append the rest?

Any suggestions? Just a few thoughts on the sensible approach would be nice, the coding part I think I can deal with

Export Access Table to Excel- with the date as part of the new Excel file name
I have been trying everything I can think of. No matter what destination file name I try to use, it just gets copied over to the Excel file; it just takes whatever I type and treats it as a literal; i.e. Now(), "Random' & Now, and whatever else I try.
Is there no way to have the excel file name dynamic so it will make a new file And not over-write the existing file? I am using the full path name and it is exporting the Excel file to the correct location.

Using Your Data with Word and Excel
Access is designed to work well with other Microsoft Office programs. You can use Access with these programs to perform very powerful operations with your data. For example, you can use information in your Access tables with documents you have created in Word. Specifically, you can use Access and Word to create a mail merge that places the values stored in an Access table into appropriate locations within a Word form letter. In this way, you can quickly create a custom letter for each of your accounts.

Initiate Export to Access from Excel
Is it possible to initiate an export from Excel to Access from Excel?

I also cannot find it discussed on forums.

Multiple users are using individual, I am attempting to centralize the separate excel files into one access file. Even though the spreadsheetenvironment is not shared and centralized, the access file is centralized.

It is not feasible for me to run docmd.transferSpreadsheet from Access because there are too many excel files to reference. A better way is for the excel files to include an identicalmacro that references on Access file.

Secondary question: is it possible to export excel worksheets to other excel files? In this scenario I could centralize all the data into one excel file before importing that file into Access.

Opening an excel file from VB in Access
Anyone have any experience opening an excel file from VB code within Access, and creating a record from data within the excel file?

I was thinking I could use Microsoft Excel 10.0 Object Library to create an excel object, point it to the file I want to open/create an instance of, then pull data from within that file into various record fields.

Anyone have any base code or a website that shows all outlines the Microsoft Excel 10.0 Object Library? I found some stuff from microsoft but they just show how to create a new excel file whereas I want to open an existing one up.

Also I can't find a good reference that shows what all the Microsoft Excel 10.0 Object Library objects are and what they do.

Generating a Word Document
Is there any way to turn an access report into a word doc.

I can do a .rtf, but I lose graphical images, such as logos.

I can do a pdf, but then I can't edit it.

I tried a snp file, and that doesnt seem editable in word either.

I was trying to generate a text file, and use this to mail merge into a standard word doc - but that seemed a bit fiddly.

I don't really want to try and open and then edit a word doc from within access.

So, I just wondered if there was an easy? VBA method

Sending Access Data to Word, then Printing to PDF
I have a macro that is doing a decent job of taking an Access record, opening up Word, copying the record into the Word form, and then printing it.

Everything falls apart when I try to get it to print to a PDF. In Word, I recorded a simple Macro to see how it did that and tried to adjust it to fit the coding in the Access Macro. This is what I am getting:
Unfortunately, it is giving me the error:

Microsoft Office Access
Word experienced an error trying to open the file.

* Check the file permissions for the document or drive.
* Make sure there is sufficient free memory and disk space.
* Open the file with the Text Recovery converter.

making an excel file in access
I am using an MS excel file to help me out in balancing the automated teller machine.

Access is much more deeper than MS Excel. can some one replicate this MS excel file in Access for me. with one addition.
if I want to know that one seq number is existing in other dates or not

Excel to Access
This is my first post, so I hope I am in the right forum. CurrentlyI have an Excel file with 6 sheets. WIth the help of some vba macro the data gets to the right sheet. Now I want this application in access because we lose a lot on data that are accidently deleted. I was thinking of two options.
Option 1 :
Remove the Master and History sheet and import it in an access file and that create a link with the excel file. (This looks easy but I have no clue.
Option 2 :
Convert the excel to access and build everything new

Import Excel file as report template - possible?
The subject pretty much sums it up. Is it possible to import an excel file into Access as a report? I have an Excel file that looks like how I want the data presented, with the data filled in on the Excel sheet. I take it I would have to export to the Excel file and print the Excel file? in that case?