Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Sending a Report to Another Application
External Data tab of the Ribbon or in the Data group on the Print Preview tab
of the Ribbon. Either way, you see a list of export formats that the Access
folks couldn’t shoehorn onto the Ribbon. Click Word. Access creates an RTF
file in Word that looks just about identical to the report in Access.
Book V
Chapter 2
If you want to use a table or query with the Microsoft Word merge feature,
you can. Select the table or query in the Navigation Pane; click the Word
Merge button in the Export group on the External Data tab of the Ribbon;
and follow the prompts of the Microsoft Word Mail Merge Wizard, shown in
Figure 2-13. When you open the document in the Word document into which
you want to merge your data, click Insert Word Field to include a field from
your table or query in the document.
Figure 2-13:
The
Microsoft
Word Mail
Merge
Wizard.
E-mailing your report in Microsoft Outlook
If you use Microsoft Outlook, the e-mail program that comes with Microsoft
Office, you can e-mail a report directly from Access. With the report selected
in the Navigation Pane, click the E-Mail button in the Export group on the
External Data tab of the Ribbon. You see the Send Object As dialog box,
shown in Figure 2-14. Select a format, and click OK. Access fires up Outlook
and creates a message that includes your report as an attachment.
Figure 2-14:
How do
you want to
export your
report for
e-mailing?
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