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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 10:19 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 08:30 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 08:27 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 10:21 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 05:27 AM
by Doug Robbins - Word MVP Go to last post
1 1,093
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 05:26 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 11:50 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 11:08 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 05:53 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 01:59 AM
by ewastudent Go to last post
1 1,698
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 25th 08 12:30 AM
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 25th 08 12:23 AM
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 08:34 PM
by Doug Robbins - Word MVP Go to last post
3 1,007
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 08:29 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 03:39 PM
by Graham Mayor Go to last post
1 3,155
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 12:29 PM
by Vivian H. Go to last post
3 1,671
2007 Mail merge Directory Bug??? by museumgirl
I have considerable experience using Mail Merge, but am attempting to set up a directory which is simply email address field, so I can have a list of email addresses all on one page. When I complete the merge, I get a new document that has four email addresses on the first line, then nothing...
November 24th 08 07:07 AM
by Doug Robbins - Word MVP Go to last post
3 1,238
e-mail document conversion to text from xml or vba/or s or? by kendra
Hi, I recently made reservations and confirmation was sent via e-mail, I had a difficult time printing my e-tickets out,I don't know if this is due to my ineptitude, wrong choice of program,application, and not understanding the process.. or if it had something to do with security on thier end...
November 23rd 08 09:22 PM
by Peter Jamieson Go to last post
1 720
using bookmarks as variables - help! by oldstonebuddha
Hello, I am working on creating a contract in Word 2007 in which I want to lock down most of the document, and then limit certain terms to a predefined range. As an example, I would like the document end-user to be able to select billing terms of either: "thirty (30)" days; or "sixty (60)"...
November 23rd 08 07:23 PM
by Peter Jamieson Go to last post
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Word 2008 vs Word 2007 mail merge features by Ed Bloomfield
I am considering converting my law office to the Mac platform but I rely heavily on mail merge in Word 2007 for drafting documents. I currently use a tab delimited text file for my data source as that is the only way Act! will provide data that can then be used with some of Word's fields such as...
November 23rd 08 06:19 PM
by Peter Jamieson Go to last post
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