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Importing websites into Access so that they work!

Importing websites into Access so that they work!

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Hi,
I import websites from an Excel file into an Access table. The field data type is hyperlink in Access. The format of the data in the Excel file varies and could be any of the following examples:

www.superuser.com
superuser.com
http://www.superuser.com
http://superuser.com
https://superuser.com
https://www.superuser.com

I need to figure how I can edit the data after it is imported into Access (or perhaps by a macro in Excel before importing) so that it gets stored in this format:

www.superuser.com (or whatever the field is when it is imported)#http://superuser.com# so that when a user clicks on the website field, the link will take them to the website. If just the www.superuser.com part is in the field, the link does not work. How can I add the #http://website# part to the 'displaytext' which is ultimately what gets imported.

Hope I am being clear enough! Thank you!!

RE: Importing websites into Access so that they work!

So if you have (from your example): "superuser.com", would you add to the beginning of it "http://www." or "https://www."?

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