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Data appears in my letter which is NOT in the data source, why? by minidriverpip
I hold data in an excel spreadsheet and am merging to word. I'm using windows Xp if that matters! Info is appearing in my form letters which shouldn't be there, and is not in the corresponding cells in the exce data source. I have tried deleting the merge fields and doing it again but it keeps...
July 1st 05 04:13 PM
by Cindy M -WordMVP- Go to last post
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Automate mail merge by benmat
I would like to send a birthday message to each of our employees on their birthday. Our Access database has a field for birthday, First name, Last Name and email address. I created a query in Access to find the people with birthdays today and used that for the data source for the email merge. It...
July 1st 05 02:45 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Only 1 page from Excel? by John
It is me or is there a problem with using a spreadsheet for a data source? When I've finished the merge and printing Word says I'm only printing 1 page even though the merge creates 4 pages of labels. Is there a work around to editing a label other than using the forward/backwards arrows to "see"...
July 1st 05 12:13 PM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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mail merge by jackiek829
sorry, i am trying to create a letter, later i will be making envelopes
July 1st 05 09:29 AM
by Cindy M -WordMVP- Go to last post
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Merging Letter with Outlook contacts by Cissy
Hi - I'm merging a letter with my Outlook contacts, however I need to use the "Nickname" field as one of the items in the document. The Nickname is under the Details tab in the contact record. I cannot see a way to choose this field from the Merge Wizard. Can you help? I'm using Outlook and...
July 1st 05 04:39 AM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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Merging pictures - maybe one for Graham? by ShaneS
Hello all. I am having problems saving a document with an INCLUDEPICTURE mergefield. I have typed the following: { INCLUDEPICTURE "C:\\Pics\\{ MERGEFIELD "Firstname" } { MERGEFIELD "Lastname" }.jpg" } The document merges fine to a new document and the pictures all show as they should. But when I...
July 1st 05 02:46 AM
by ShaneS Go to last post
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Can I Highlight the "E-mail message" option? by Wilher's
Hello. I'm using word 2002; I'm trying to merge a document to e-mail but I can't start because this option "E-mail message" is not available, when I did the click over "Main document setup" button, the window shows with two options gray out: "E-mail messages" and "Faxes". Anyone of you can help me...
July 1st 05 12:55 AM
by Wilher's Go to last post
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Email Link in word document by Marzieh Tarassod
I am creating a form in word, I need to make a link to go to my email. I have the hyperlink and everything works fine. but when I lock the document , the link to email would not work. can anyone make a suggestion?
June 30th 05 09:27 PM
by Anne Troy Go to last post
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How do I find parameters to set up a new label - Avery 5027? by SJG
I am trying to merge data into Avery 5027 oversized labels. They are not currently set up under labels. How do I set these up? I have downloaded the template but when I try to merge it only gives me one label per page. I would like to manually set up the label but I cannot find all of the...
June 30th 05 04:27 PM
by Cindy M -WordMVP- Go to last post
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How can I create a chart from imported data? by Brad G
Hello all! Im using Word 2003 to create a mail merge project from a .csv file. So far everything is going very well, but I also need to add a chart on each document that will be created from the imported, unique data on each output. If anyone can point me in the right direction that would be...
June 30th 05 04:27 PM
by Cindy M -WordMVP- Go to last post
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Word adds extra decimal places to number fields when merging why? by Mark
I am merging values from an Excel spreadsheet into a Word document. Some of the fields' values are money (numbers to 2 decimal places), but when they appear in the merged document they appear with 14 decimal places. For example: 172.68 in the spreadsheet appears as 172.67999999999998 in the...
June 30th 05 02:47 PM
by Mark Go to last post
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How do I set up mail merge so that more than one thing is changed by Dare
I send out documents at least once a week that are all the same, just the receipient, hospital name and fax number need to be changed? Is there a way to do this using mail merge? Thanks, My email is
June 30th 05 05:17 AM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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when mail merging from excel the print run is slow & incomplete by DeanH
when i do a print run using a form letter, mail merging contact details from excel, the print is slow & intermitent, sometimes does not complete the print run. the excel version is 2002 the printer is aprofesional sharp model. i have tried using another printer with the same results.
June 29th 05 08:16 PM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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Recipients do not insert into labels, says next record by Elizabeth
I am following the steops that it tells me to, but once I choose a list, the data on the labels just says next record, then when it switches to the other document it is blank, nothing prints. Why cant I insert my recipient list. It is just a list of single names label templete 8166.
June 29th 05 08:12 PM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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Mail merge fields not visible but printing by Eugene
My mail merge fields are difficult to view. Right now they usually look like: { MERGEFIELD M_1 } Sometimes I can get it to look like: {{ M_1 }} Clicking the View Merged Data button does not make the data visible like it should, but the data will appear if I select it, right-click, and click...
June 29th 05 06:20 PM
by Anne Troy Go to last post
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Troubleshoot using field switching to format phone numbers in Word by Halley
I used the following field switch to format a 10-digit phone number: {MERGEFIELD PHONE \# "(###) ###-####"} It worked in approx. 30% of the documents I merged. However, in the other 70%, it made a number that originally looked like this: 716662-5025, turn into: 71 1637. What did I do wrong??? I...
June 29th 05 06:19 PM
by Halley Go to last post
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How do I specify the fill order of mail merge Labels? by Michael Tang
Hi, When I setup the mail merge for printing labels, the labels are filled from left to right, and top to bottom. Is there a way to change the fill order to and then ? That is, instead of the labels A B C D
June 29th 05 04:36 PM
by Michael Tang Go to last post
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Fax by IKTGOLF
Why can I not receive faxes but can send them?
June 29th 05 03:58 PM
by Graham Mayor Go to last post
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Current date/time displayed by Huub
Merging Word 2003 with Excel 2003 sheet as input. If the field "GebdatP" is empty in the Excel file the Word 2003 field {MERGEFIELD GebdatP \@ "d MMMM yyyy"} results in "27 june 2005", but we expect an empty field! If the field "GebdatP" is empty in the Excel file the Word 2003 field {MERGEFIELD...
June 29th 05 03:25 PM
by Graham Mayor Go to last post
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How do I prevent mail merges from stopping after each record? by Derek Jones
I am running Word 2000 and access 97, recently re-installed on a new replacement PC operating XP Professional. mailmerges used to work fine, but now when I use Word for a mailmerge taking records from an Access query, it stops after every record for confirmation to proceed - obviously because...
June 29th 05 03:23 PM
by Graham Mayor Go to last post
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