Publish Microsoft Access check box controls to a Word document

Publish Access check box controls to a Word document

Access' native controls are functional without being overwhelming. However, the other Office applications don't always interpret Access controls properly. For instance, the publishing process loses check box controls and their bound data when publishing an Access report to Word. Fortunately, there are a couple of easy fixes for this limitation: Display the literal values or use Wingdings to display the check box controls in Word.

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By Susan Harkins

Susan Sales Harkins is an IT consultant, specializing in desktop solutions. Previously, she was editor in chief for The Cobb Group, the world's largest publisher of technical journals.