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Open a word document from access

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    natalia is offline Novice
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    Open a word document from access

    Hi all,

    I would like to open a word document from an access form using a button. Apparantly i need to use a code, i have searched for codes and have found a few which i cannot get working.

    I would be grateful if someone could show me a code please.

    Thanks

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    weekend00 is offline I may not be right
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    shell "winword.exe you-document-filename"
    or
    application.FollowHyperlink "your-docment-filename"

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