Excel search Word docs?


Robert Crandal

Our primary data is stored in Excel 2007 workbooks, but
some of our other data is stored in Word 2007 documents.

Is it possible to put a macro in our Excel workbooks that
uses any ADO techniques to search Word documents for
data? We don't want users to manually open Word documents
and search for data, as that seems to be sooo time consuming.

I'm just wondering if it's possible to program Excel to search
through a group of Word documents efficiently?? Would ADO
be the fastest way to open and search and big collection of Word

Thank you!

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