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WORD AND ACCESS

Convert a Word Table to an Access Database

The Annoyance:

The genius who flew this desk before me created our sales database in a Word table. It's huge, it's ugly, and it doesn't exactly run like a gazelle. I'm not an Access expert, but I kinda suspect that using a database program might be a better choice than using a word processor. Unfortunately, that means it's up to me to shunt the Word table into Access.

The Fix:

Unless the table is really ugly, you can probably transfer its contents to Access without too many hairs going gray. Follow these general steps:


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