Using Word with Excel

Word is the word processing component of Microsoft Office. A word processor is a program for creating formatted text-based documents (Figure 8). Word can also create mailing labels, merge static text with data (a data merge or mail merge), and create documents with pictures and other graphic elements.

Figure 8. Word processing software like Word is most often used to create formatted documents.

You can use Word with Excel to:

  • Include information from a Word document in an Excel document (Figure 1).

  • Perform a Word data merge with an Excel list as a data source.


  • Because performing a data merge is primarily a function of ...

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