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Connect to tables and images in Word document.

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This App connects the Origin project to a Word document in docx format. Origin 2020 or later is required.


This App is not pre-installed with Origin. To install, click Data: Connect to File: Add New.... The App Center opens listing only Connector Apps. Click the Download and Install button beside Word Connector to install the App.

  • Selection
    You can connect tables and/or images in the Word document to the Origin project and later alter your previous choices.
  • Web Data
    Besides connecting to a local file, you can connect your project to data from website.
Basic Usage
  1. With a worksheet active, click on the Data menu.
  2. To connect to a local file, click Data: Connect to File: Word Document and select the file. To connect to web data, click Data: Connect to Web and enter the URL. 
  3. In the data selection dialog, you can opt in the tables and/images to connect to, then click OK to connect to the selected variables.
  4. Once a connector is added, click the connector icon in the upper-left corner of the book to open a popup menu with various commands.
  5. note:
    • By default, connector-imported data are NOT saved with the project file. To save a book's data with the project file, click the connector icon in the upper-left corner for that book and uncheck Exclude Imported When Saving. Note that each book has its own Exclude setting.
    • The worksheet in which images are saved is fitted to window, to which please do not add extra column(s) as they will be removed when importing data again.



v1.01 5/15/2020 Fixed bug of failing to connect to web file.

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