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In Word when I to get labels from Contacts, I get the following message
"Operation cannot be completed because of dialog or database engine failure.
Try again later" I have been trying for several days, but cannot make it work
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The first thing to try is to start from Outlook, i.e.
a. open your Outlook contacts list and make any selections you want
b. click Outlook Tools|Mail merge...
c. study the options in the dialog box that pops up, then make your choices
and proceed

That doesn't always solve the problems but if it does, it's usually a much
better way to merge from Outlook.

If you still get similar problems, perhaps you could follow the recent
conversion in this group about a very similar subject (it's titled "Word
crashes when I try to mail merge using Outlook recipients"), try the
suggestions in there, and post back (preferably whether or not you succeed).

Peter Jamieson

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In Word when I to get labels from Contacts, I get the following message
"Operation cannot be completed because of dialog or database engine
failure.
Try again later" I have been trying for several days, but cannot make it
work
Thanks



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See http://www.gmayor.com/mailmerge_from_outlook.htm

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In Word when I to get labels from Contacts, I get the following
message "Operation cannot be completed because of dialog or database
engine failure. Try again later" I have been trying for several
days, but cannot make it work Thanks



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