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Chapter 29. Using Excel with Access and ... > Retrieving Data from Text Files or t...

Retrieving Data from Text Files or the Web

In addition to database server access, Excel also can access data stored on a Web page somewhere or in plain text files. You probably won't do this as often as you access data on a corporate database, but these are handy options for special circumstances.

Accessing Data on the Web

In keeping with Office 2000's major focus on Web integration, Excel included a new feature, Web Query, that went to a particular Web page, read its contents, and then dumped the information back into Excel. This feature has been enhanced for Excel 2002.


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