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Hyperlinks in merge document by trinity.square
When I merge database fields comprising a hyperlink (to a jpeg file on my computer) from a report or table, the file name for the link is merged, but the link doesn't work. The filename appears between # symbols, i.e. #filename#. Any ideas?
December 15th 04 02:32 PM
by Cindy M -WordMVP- Go to last post
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MMAIL MERGE - WORD2002 / EXCEL by caldaie37
Word says can't open the excel table - it opens 'sheet 1' and 'print area' but not the selections i named as 'test1'. as 'test1' I note it won't open'all' either - what have I not dun?
December 15th 04 02:32 PM
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Make merged field bold if merged field is > 3 by Vick
if merged field 3 then the merged field needs to be bold, otherwise it should not be in bold.
December 15th 04 02:32 PM
by Cindy M -WordMVP- Go to last post
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Help getting mail merge from web site to work by Dennis Doughty
I have a successful mail merge setup that uses a local Excel file as my address list. When I place this file on a remote web site, so that it is addressed as http://www.website.com/spreadsheet.xls rather than c:\my documents\spreadsheet.xls, Word 2003 spends a few seconds trying to retrieve the...
December 15th 04 02:31 PM
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Number format from excel data source by Lori IKEA
How do you get the number format from an Excel data source to translate into a Word mail merge document in XP? It's taking the raw data (i.e., 9 decimal places for a # from a formula instead the formatted 2)
December 15th 04 10:14 AM
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Field length by Steve Wylie
Is there a way I can use an IF statement to tell the length of a particular merge field? I'm thinking of something like LEN(mergefield). Does such a thing exist in Word? I can't even think that a macro would help me... Steve Wylie
December 15th 04 10:10 AM
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Zip Field Jumps Out Of Place by John Esmay
Word 2000 & Excel on XP: Excel Xmas card list to Word label mail merge. The result is that the zip field jumps up in front of the First_Name field and the Last_Name field disappears. 30071 Joe XYZ Co 555 Whatever Atlanta Ga When inserting the merge fields I notice the zip field has "M_" in...
December 14th 04 11:25 PM
by JohnEsmay Go to last post
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ClipArt for Mail Merge Labels by Hague2
Hello, Is there a way to insert ClipArt on each Label during a merge without copying and pasting into each label? Thanks
December 14th 04 11:01 PM
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Can I use a form template document for mail merge? by Just Checking
I have created a form template document that has both checkbox and text form fields. When I merge this document the check boxes come across, but the text fields disappear. Does anyone know if this is normal and if it is, is there a fix so I can get my text fields back?
December 14th 04 10:27 PM
by Charles Kenyon Go to last post
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Data Source by Kara
In Word 2000 I was able to open a mail merge document without having to select the data source and the table that I am working from. In Word 2003 it askes me where my data source is and then which table to use. How can I set the data source and the table for each of my documents? I am using an...
December 14th 04 05:45 PM
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Printing labels by alsaki
What are steps to bring up an excel spreadsheet in "Browse"? al
December 14th 04 10:23 AM
by Cindy M -WordMVP- Go to last post
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no DDE connection to open data for mail merge by LH1844
I've done many mail merges from excel to word. All of a sudden when I try to open data source it tells me that it can't establish a DDE connection to excel. Anyone know what that means and how to fix?
December 14th 04 10:23 AM
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Merge Fields in Header? by Joseph N.
I am trying to create a directory merge and have some questions: 1. Is there any way to have merge fields a header? I am merging from a db which is managing the export/merge operation and handing the desired fields to Word (Word 2002). I have put the fields in a header, but only the field...
December 14th 04 10:23 AM
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selecting different paper tray depending on data in field by Graham Phillips
I am trying to print 6,000 personalised documents to a HP8150 laser printer. If record 1 is male then print from tray2 if record 2 is female then print from tray 3 and so on. Unfortunately, I need to print the whole 6,000. I cannot split the job into male/female and print seperately as I would...
December 14th 04 10:23 AM
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scheduling a mail merge to run once a month by Tman
Hi I am using windows XP And Office XP. I have a document created in Microsoft Word called Monthly News.doc . It is obviously a monthly newsletter for my company. Each month I send it out as a mail merge to 250 people on my mailing list. I have a macro called Send_news that automatically prints...
December 14th 04 10:23 AM
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question marks appear in merged email by Mike Elder
Has anyone experienced quesion marks appearing in a merged document to email? I'm using the merge in Word 2000 with a vb script. Thanks, Mike Elder.
December 14th 04 10:23 AM
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incorrect date format in mail merge by mark P
Date appears OK in Access table ( 15 Jun 2005)but appears incorrectly in word doc. (6/15/2005) Regional settings are OK Help please!
December 14th 04 08:29 AM
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Refresh fields by code - specifically {INCLUDEPICTURE} by john smith
I have written a VB app that creates images according to their part# (ie 1.jpg, 2.jpg, 3.jpg ...) and stores all of them in a temp folder. The app then makes a DataDoc.doc (with boring things like PartName, Material blah blah) and includes the image-path-name, by using...
December 14th 04 04:24 AM
by john smith Go to last post
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Using mailmerg to fill out forms to mail out by Patrick Maxon
I have created a form which I am going to mail out to members of a group. I am merging from a member database to fill out the form as much as I can. This is for renewing membership into the club. I have a field called family/single in my database which has an "s" or a "f" in it. On my form, I have...
December 14th 04 02:34 AM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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Knowledge Base Article 294686 Missing Information by TD
I am trying to duplicate the results found in the example given in MS Knowledge Base Article 294686, and can't. I have created an Excel data file exactly as shown in example, and created the Word document using the instructions supplied. I have copied the commands listed under the "example" section...
December 14th 04 02:33 AM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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