Using an Access Database to Create Word Documents

Access is a great program for storing and categorizing large amounts of information. You can combine, or merge, database records with Word documents to create tables or produce form letters and envelopes based on names, addresses, and other Access records. For example, you might create a form letter in Word and personalize it with an Access database of names and addresses. Word uses the Mail Merge pane to step you through the process. Mail merge is the process of combining names and addresses stored in a data file with a main document (usually a form letter) to produce customized documents.

Insert Access Data into a Word Document

In Access, click the table or query in the Navigation pane that ...

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