Importing a Word Document using InfoPath 2007 (Simple Example)




InfoPath 2007 has a nice feature that allows the importing of Word documents. Many times you may have existing Word forms that you use within your company. Moving these documents from Word to InfoPath may seem difficult. In this simple example we will do a very simple import of a word document that has structure we want to pull into Word.


Create the Word Document


Select File – New in Microsoft Word 2007 and select the Purchase Order Form



Once the form is created save the form to a local directory on your machine



 


Create the InfoPath Form


Start InfoPath and select the Import option



From the Import screen select the Word document and click next



Enter the location of the document



Once the import is completed



The form is available for use



 

Comments (2)

  1. Not only does InfoPath 2007 allow you to import a Word document but also an Excel spreadsheet. Create