Copying and pasting is the simplest method, but importing and linking offer you better control and flexibility over the data that you bring, and over how you bring that data into the destination database.This article explains how to import or link to data in another Access database.Note: If your goal is to add records from one database to an existing table in another database, you should consider importing the records to a new table and then creating an append query.You cannot append records to an existing table during an import operation.If your connection makes use of a live connection or Direct Query, the data will be update to date.But, in other cases, like with an Excel workbook or Power BI Desktop file that connects to an external online or on-premises data source, you’ll need to refresh manually or setup a refresh schedule so Power BI can refresh the data in your reports and dashboards for you.This topic explains in detail how to import or link to Excel data from Access desktop databases.
Some data, like from a Salesforce or Marketo content pack is automatically refreshed for you.
For more information about append queries, see the article Add records to a table by using an append query.
You can link tables from any Access database into Access 2007, regardless of the file format of the source database.
A is where the data you explore in your reports and dashboards really comes from; for example, an online service like Google Analytics or Quick Books, a database in the cloud like Azure SQL Database, or a database or file on a local computer or server in your own organization. The type of data source determines how data from it is refreshed.
You can bring data from one Access database into another in many ways.