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Chapter 29. Integrating with Microsoft Office > Working with Access and Word

Working with Access and Word

Increasingly, much of an office's day-to-day business involves keeping track of data. Take an overdue invoice notice, for example. Although the letter you send to your debtor is typically a word processing document, the key bits of information incorporated in it may well be stored in a database: the business name and address, invoice numbers, amount due, and so forth. Word's tight integration with Microsoft Access enables you to produce an unlimited number of reports, letters, labels, and other documents based on the same data source.

In Chapter 14, "Using Mail Merge Effectively," (see the section titled "Using an Access Database as a Data Source"), you walked step by step through creating a mail merge using a Microsoft Access database as a data source. This may be the most common scenario for using Access data in Word, but it's far from the only one. For example, you may want to


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