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Mailmerge from EXCEL, custom format problem by TonyB
I have an excel spreadsheet containing info which I want to merge into a standard form letter. I can get it all working except for the telephone numbers. These are displayed correctly in Excel in the 01234987654 format used in the UK with the leading zero as required. I use a custom format in excel...
December 1st 04 04:41 PM
by Graham Mayor Go to last post
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mail merge to a secondary email address by Paul Dustin
I have created a database for a school organization and am wondering if or how I can send a mail merge thru a secondary e-mail account like hotmail. We have a school e-mail account but access it from several different computers around campus. I am wondering if I can send ouot a mail merge, using...
December 1st 04 04:41 PM
by Cindy M -WordMVP- Go to last post
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merge data in a header or text box does not save by JPCT
Are there special steps I should follow to use merge fields in a header or text box within a template? I have a mail merge field within and header and also within a text box. I merge the data and all fields merge correctly. I then restore to a normal word document, save and close and it appears...
December 1st 04 03:45 PM
by JPCT Go to last post
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Problem with mailmerge from with a rtf datasource, from access vba by VincE
Hi ! I got a little problem : In an access vba program, I send the result of a query to a rtf file. Then, I launch a .doc file that has to merge with the rtf file. The problem is that when I do so, I can't click on the mailmerge commands in the tool box, they are greyed. Even weirder, when I open...
December 1st 04 02:30 PM
by Cindy M -WordMVP- Go to last post
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How merge a field with RTF format by 1961JCAP
I need merge a field "ntext" with RTF format of a SQL table in a document Word. Is possible? Any idea? Thanks.
December 1st 04 02:30 PM
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How do I update all fields in a label template at once? by dirk
I have a template to make business cards, and it has fields I can update. Is there a way to set Word so that if I update one field (for example my name) all similar fields will update automatically?
December 1st 04 02:30 PM
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How do set up and use electronic address book in word? by Cindy M -WordMVP-
Install Outlook and put the address information in the Contacts list. Cindy Meister INTER-Solutions, Switzerland http://homepage.swissonline.ch/cindymeister (last update Jun 8 2004) http://www.word.mvps.org This reply is posted in the Newsgroup; please post any
December 1st 04 02:30 PM
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Word 2002 Merge Data Font Variation by Cindy M -WordMVP-
Hi Dlc, Press Alt+F9 to display the field codes. If you see the \* Mergeformat switch in the Mergefield fields, delete it. Alt+F9 to hide the codes, then merge to a new document to test. If you're still seeing the problem, insert the \* CharFormat switch at the end of the mergefields and test...
December 1st 04 02:30 PM
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5160 Labels - Left Margin off by Cindy M -WordMVP-
Hi =?Utf-8?B?R2xhZHlz?=, If I create an Avery 5160 sheet in Word 2003 the left margin appears to be correct. Could be the "Avery label wizard" is damaged on your installation. You might check the Avery website whether this problem is listed there, and whether there's a version of the Label Wizard...
December 1st 04 02:30 PM
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MS Word print 3 pages at a time by ksen
I have this printer that staples every print job. I have this mail merge document where every three pages is directed to a new recipient. If I send the mail merge document to the printer it will print the entire 128 pages and staple them all together. What I want is the printer to staple every...
December 1st 04 01:59 PM
by ksen Go to last post
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Using mapped drive as data source by Paul van Peperstraten
One of our software providers states that there is a incompatibility problem between Server 2003 and Word 2002/Word 2003. Problem seems to be that it does not support the use of mapped drives as the data source. Software provider states that they have run a test and it failed. However I have mapped...
December 1st 04 12:59 PM
by Peter Jamieson Go to last post
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confirm SQL command after windows update by Chris
I recently updated windows and Office XP. Now, when I open a Word document that merges with Access, I get a text box asking to confim the SQL command. It wasn't there before the updates. I can't stand the thought of having to confirm this stupid command 50 times a day! Thanks for your...
December 1st 04 11:03 AM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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Cant merge fields from custom forms by Rusty
I have Office 2003. When I perfrom a mail merge for form letters, I can only choose the default contact fields. I would like to be able to choose the custom fields I added in my form I created in contacts. That way I can have under the address information like, policy number, customer number, or...
December 1st 04 11:01 AM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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Mailmerge starts at wrong record by Franc v/d Westelaken
Hi, I'm doing a mailmerge directly to the printer of 5000 records. When I let Word 2003 SP1 print all records, it starts sometimes at a random record. Thus not merging al records. Although word says in the status bar that it for example merges record 1 to 5000. It actually starts printing at...
December 1st 04 10:59 AM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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mail merge using excel spread looses the format for social securit by rmoritzky
i can format the ssn in an excel spreadsheet... that appears to work, but when i then use that excel spreadsheet in a mailmerge the ssn mask is gone? the problem is that on one mailmerge it will be there and on the next run it wont be there anylonger. looking back at the excel spreadsheet shows...
December 1st 04 10:55 AM
by rmoritzky Go to last post
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How do I get the company name to show up when I insert an address. by MHelmle
When I use the envelope option in Word (from the Tools menu) and I insert an address from Outlook, it only inserts the name of the person and the address. I would like it to also insert the company name if there is one. Obviously, you would include the company name when mailing something the...
December 1st 04 07:31 AM
by Graham Mayor Go to last post
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How do I tell MS word (office pro 2003) to print on both sides us. by Always more to learn.
I have an hp deskjet 960c with a duplexer installed but I can not figure out how to tell MS word to print on both sides of the paper without doing it manually.
December 1st 04 03:55 AM
by AlSchultz Go to last post
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Merge from Access; formatting in Word by Joshua Briley
Hello, Thanks in advance to whomever posts a response to this question. I have a word document that has numerous merged fields from an Access DB. One of the merged fields is a value that is followed by a static "mg/L" statement in word. However, this value is sometimes null. In my report, I'd...
December 1st 04 03:08 AM
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To select data from across worksheets in a excel file for a main . by Salaivani
In MS Word we have mail merge option, for which we can select the data source. When i select the datasource as one of the worsheet in an excel, the main document refers only the same worksheet for all its datasource. But if one of the sections in the main document wants to refer to other worksheet...
December 1st 04 01:08 AM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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Change merged document layout by Lichi
I have a Merged document in Microsoft Office 2003 for address labels in 2 columns, but now I need to change it to 3 columns in order to print address labels in Avery 5160 (3 columns)...
December 1st 04 01:01 AM
by Doug Robbins Go to last post
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