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Hands-On Microsoft Access: A Practical Guide to Improving Your Access Skills by Bob Schneider

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Import/Export Overview

Just as import/export firms have different methods for transferring goods (air, rail ground), as an Access importer and exporter, you can choose among various transport methods. As always in Windows, cut and paste is a simple, powerful, and convenient device for moving data and objects between two Access databases or Access and an external environment. Drag-and-drop can sometimes be an alternative to copy-and-paste. The Office Links command from the Tools menu is an excellent way of quickly sending Access data to Word and Excel. Perhaps most often, however, you'll work with Access import and export wizards, whose dialog boxes make it relatively easy to move data in and out of Access files.

As in international trade, exporting ...

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