Tips to import data to Microsoft® Access 2007
Learn about importing data to Microsoft Access 2007 from any other application. Also, know the benefits of importing data
Microsoft Access 2007 is a relational database management system developed by Microsoft Corporation. This application comes with Microsoft Office 2007 suite and works on most of Windows operating system. Microsoft Access allows the user to track the information easily. Microsoft Access 2007 comes with lots of advanced features to improve its performance. Prebuilt Solution, Office Fluent User Interface, Improved Navigation, Quickly Create Tables are some of the new features included in Microsoft Access 2007 product. Another stunning feature of Microsoft Access 2007 is its importing feature. We can import the data from databases of other Microsoft Access versions. In addition to that we can also import the data from other applications such as MS Excel, MS Word, and SQL etc. Microsoft Access 2007 offers easier importing of data from other application.
The methods to import data from any other applications are explained below:
- Benefits of importing
- Importing data from Microsoft Excel
- Importing data from Microsoft Word
Benefits of importing
Microsoft Access 2007 from Microsoft allows the user to import the data from any other applications. There are several benefits of importing data to Microsoft Access 2007. There is no need to enter each record manually from the application. Using the import feature of Microsoft Access 2007 you can easily import data from the text files and spreadsheets. Before importing the data to Microsoft Access 2007 make sure that the data matches with the field of the database table.
Importing data from Microsoft Excel
To import the data from Microsoft Excel to Microsoft Access 2007, check whether Microsoft Excel data is in correct format (list format). Then close Microsoft Excel and open Microsoft Access 2007. Then select the database that you want to import the Microsoft Excel data and select ‘Get External Data’ on the ‘File’ menu. Then click on ‘Import’ and an import dialogue box will open. Then select the ‘Files of type’ box in the import dialogue box and select ‘Microsoft Excel’. Browse the file that you want to import and follow the prompts in the ‘Import Spreadsheet Wizard’.
We can import the tables of Microsoft Word into Microsoft Access 2007. In order to import the tables, select the table that you want to import and save it as command or tab-delimited unformatted text file. Then close Microsoft Word and open Microsoft Access. Open a new database or an existing database to copy the data into Microsoft Access. In the database, click on the ‘Tables’ and select the ‘Files’ menu. Select ‘Get External Data’ and then choose ‘Import’. Select ‘Text Files’ in the ‘Files of Type’ field. After selecting the file that you want to import to Microsoft Access, click on ‘Import’. Then click ‘Finish’ after the importing of file.
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