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want an error alert in mail merge by error display in word
hi, when i mail merge using doc as my external source i made a field constant using " if then else" from the 'insert word field ' tool.My result was working fine. requirement: when i enter a replacement text other than what i had mentioned in the "if then else " case i should get an error as we...
November 27th 08 12:51 PM
by Peter Jamieson Go to last post
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How do I get the merge fields to not print gray by David Dolbec
Office 2003 professional I created a standard word document with merge fields from an access database. The merge fields appear with a gray shading. When I print preview they still show gray and when I print the gray shading prints. The setting in Tools/options/view/field shading is set to...
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November 27th 08 03:14 AM
by Pooh53 Go to last post
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mailmerge and margins by dleo
I have a 2-page letter that I will be printing onto a letterhead. I have over 600 recipients. How do I lower the top margin on the 2nd page of each letter? I cannot figure it out.
November 26th 08 11:53 PM
by macropod[_2_] Go to last post
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Losing MainDocumentType on Open() by Jerry
Hey guys, I have a mail merge document that is set to Directory for the Main Document Type. If I close it and manually reopen it, it stays as a "Directory" document, but if I open it through automation (i.e. oWord.Documents.Open("C:\SomeDirectory\SomeDirectoryDocument.doc")) the...
November 26th 08 11:10 PM
by Peter Jamieson Go to last post
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Finish/Merge; only half records of linked file actually merge? by Tinkerbell
I have just printed a mail out using word. The selected recipients total is 1204 records, which all appear in Preview Results, however when I Finish and Merge ALL only 602 records work. (Exactly half) Upon investigating the file I noticed that each alternate record has not worked. There must...
November 26th 08 09:19 PM
by Tinkerbell Go to last post
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Ability to Use Word Mail Merge to Email Multiple Recipients by KAdvantage
This has likely been suggested numerous times but I would like to add my to emphasize the importance of this function. One serious functionality that is lacking from Word mail merge is the ability to send a record in a merged document by email to multiple email addresses. For example, it is...
November 26th 08 07:30 PM
by Doug Robbins - Word MVP Go to last post
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Word Mail Merge with xml by Jalz
Hello All, Im interested in getting data out of one of our databases using XML/XSLT into word. Does anyone know if it is possible to do this with word, and how I can achieve this. I can't use odbc as the odbc seems very unstable with my db. Any help/hints tips would be great. Kindest regards
November 26th 08 07:27 PM
by Doug Robbins - Word MVP Go to last post
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Retaining "FileName" field after merging document by Cheddarbug10
In my primary document I have a "filename" field code in the footer. After I complete the merge, the field code becomes static. Is there a way to keep the field code in the footer?
November 26th 08 09:21 AM
by Peter Jamieson Go to last post
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Word 2007 merge with 2 different data sources by Forrest
I am a new Word 2007 user. I have 1 word document that needs to pull in data from 2 different Excel 2007 files. Is this possible to do? Currently, I am combining the 2 Excel files and then conducting my merge process. Any recommendations?
November 26th 08 04:27 AM
by Doug Robbins - Word MVP Go to last post
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how do I get rid of grey highlighting in fields? by Twiggie
Having spent ages compiling an address book and creating mailing labels from it, I can't get the grey highlighting in the fields to disappear. I don't want these when I print the labels.
November 26th 08 04:26 AM
by Doug Robbins - Word MVP Go to last post
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Names of labels in "Options" by Pocketknife
Previously the name of the label, such as "Ready Index 5-tab", appeared in the list of labels as you scrolled up or down when choosing your lable option. Not the case anymore. Only the label NUMBER shows. If you don't know the specific product number, the only way to see the name of the label...
November 25th 08 10:50 PM
by Doug Robbins - Word MVP Go to last post
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Merge down and then across by GJ Rick
I'm using a label mail merge to create a 3 column product list. The products should be arranged alphabetically down each column. Word fills the merge across the rows, then down. Can I change that and if so, how? Thanks for your help. Rick
November 25th 08 10:08 AM
by macropod[_2_] Go to last post
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Printing Individual Documents by Kevin
I cannot print the individual pages after I merge them into another docuement that allows me to edit the individual records. I put in the selection of pages (1-2, 3, 6, 9), but it starts to print the entire merge. How can I print only a selection of pages?
November 25th 08 04:53 AM
by Doug Robbins - Word MVP Go to last post
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Word 2007 hangs/stops responding when merging to e-mail via Outlook:hotfix by Peter Jamieson
This is a follow-up for those people who reported problems with Word 2007 e-mail mailmerges to Outlook hanging after an arbitrary number of emails have been sent. There is a hotfix dated October 28, 2008 at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/957692 (The problem is described as:
November 25th 08 12:59 AM
by ewastudent Go to last post
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Word 2007 Mail Merge Numbered List Changes After Saving by spapp
I have a merge letter wherein the first page has 8 clauses (numbered list), the second page and third page do not have any lists. When I merge the document, every "first page" is numbered correctly, 1-8. After I save the document, close it, and re-open it, only pg. 1 is numbered 1-8. Page 4...
November 24th 08 11:30 PM
by spapp Go to last post
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Only show Merge toolbar when opening merge documents? by Daniel
Hi We have recently upgraded from Word 2000 to Word 2003. A small issue I am having is with the Merge toolbar. Previously, this would only be shown if I opened a document that was already set up for a merge. If it was just a normal word doc, the toolbar wouldnt be shown (as it was obviously...
November 24th 08 11:23 PM
by Daniel Go to last post
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Help With Emailing Attachments by Paul Ette
Hi all, I have been trying to set up a mailmerge with attachments using Doug's macro with some degree of success. When I run the macro the emails with attachments are created and sent however I seem to get one extra blank email being produced to the last person in the catalog. Any ideas would...
November 24th 08 07:34 PM
by Doug Robbins - Word MVP Go to last post
3 1,036
Directory "Letter" by Andre7266
I want to create a letter as follows: date address block greetings We have received the following documents: doc name doc description doc name doc description
November 24th 08 07:29 PM
by Doug Robbins - Word MVP Go to last post
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Word 2007 printing issues with large mail merge document by CDSTECH
I have been using Word 2003 to do large mail merges for years and never experienced a problem like I am having with 2007. Large equals about 1800 to 3000 page mail merge documents. I have recently just completed a mail merge using external data from an Excel spreadsheet which resulted in a 2665...
November 24th 08 02:39 PM
by Graham Mayor Go to last post
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add extra text in address bar by Vivian H.
I want an address on the envelope to read John Doe or current Resident 123 main st anywhere, usa 90050 I can use the wizard and create it quite nicely WITHOUT ' or current resident.' I added a field to my excel file called 'tenant' when I went back to use Match Field I chose tenant to go in the...
November 24th 08 11:29 AM
by Vivian H. Go to last post
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