By using this site, you agree to our updated Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. Manage your Cookies Settings.
435,301 Members | 1,766 Online
Bytes IT Community
+ Ask a Question
Need help? Post your question and get tips & solutions from a community of 435,301 IT Pros & Developers. It's quick & easy.

"Word could not re-establish DDE connection to Microsoft Access to

P: n/a
I have MS Office 2000 and upgraded Access Only to 2003. The problem
is I want to use my Access queries for a mail/merge, but I get the
error message:
"Word could not re-establish DDE connection to Microsoft Access to
complete the current task"
I can do mail/merge from Excel with no problems. I can use ODBC to
mail/merge, but then I have to use a SQL query to get what I want and
I'm not too sure exactly what to do so sometimes I get what I want,
most times I don't. I have used the same table/queries on another
system running Windows 2000 and Office 2000. The mail/merge option
works as it's suppose to. What is wrong with my setup? I thought
that it was perhaps the Word 2000/Access 2003 thing, but it works in
that environment at my job. I need it to work here at home.
Any help out there. PS: I've tried the things that Microsoft's
knowledge database suggested to no avail.
Barbara

Nov 13 '05 #1
Share this question for a faster answer!
Share on Google+

This discussion thread is closed

Replies have been disabled for this discussion.