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I am trying to take a created form that has entries plus checkboxes and
create a mailmerge with it. I am not able to use the checkboxes unless the
form is locked. However when it is locked, I can not select a different
person. I am dumping our system database into excel which then is used to
merge to our forms that are created. We want certain fields to automatically
populate with the data provided to remove the retyping of information. Any
suggestions on how I can get them both to work??
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Mailmerge and formfields as in a protected document are incompatible.

You could use VBA to populate replicas of a "main" document with the data
from the database to avoid that conflict.

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I am trying to take a created form that has entries plus checkboxes and
create a mailmerge with it. I am not able to use the checkboxes unless
the
form is locked. However when it is locked, I can not select a different
person. I am dumping our system database into excel which then is used to
merge to our forms that are created. We want certain fields to
automatically
populate with the data provided to remove the retyping of information.
Any
suggestions on how I can get them both to work??



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