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Open an Access report in Word by clicking a command button

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Good Morning Experts,

I was trying to find a way to automatically open a report in MS Word when I click on a command button. I was not able to find a way to do that.

I was able to open the report in Access and then I can send it to Word. I also was able to save the file as a .rft or .txt file and then go to Word and open it.

Is there a way to click the command button and have the report open in Word instead of Access?

As always, any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Doug
Jun 24 '08 #1
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Hi Doug. I'm not aware of any way of opening an Access report directly in Word, automatically or otherwise. You can export a report to RTF format then open the RTF file in Word, but some report formatting (lines etc) is lost in the process.

Sorry

Stewart
Jun 27 '08 #2

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