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I have loads of merge docs to create, each with lots of mergefields, and I
wanted to record a macro that included all the keystrokes and clicks for
opening the InsertField process, selecting Mailmerge then Mergefield and
then taking the cursor to the field where you specify the actual mergefield,
and stopping at that point as the input would of course be different every
time from then onwards.
But you cannot "Stop Recording" with the dialogue box open. You cannot click
on the toolbar or do anything outside the dialogue box.
Any way to achieve this?
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Wouldn't it be much simpler to create the merge document with the fields
placed and save it as a template?

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CW wrote:
I have loads of merge docs to create, each with lots of mergefields,
and I wanted to record a macro that included all the keystrokes and
clicks for opening the InsertField process, selecting Mailmerge then
Mergefield and then taking the cursor to the field where you specify
the actual mergefield, and stopping at that point as the input would
of course be different every time from then onwards.
But you cannot "Stop Recording" with the dialogue box open. You
cannot click on the toolbar or do anything outside the dialogue box.
Any way to achieve this?



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Nice thought, but unfortunately there are about 30 quite different merge docs
to do, so a template (or even several) would not be practical. No other
replies, so I giess perhaps it's just not possible?

"Graham Mayor" wrote:

Wouldn't it be much simpler to create the merge document with the fields
placed and save it as a template?

--

Graham Mayor - Word MVP

My web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site http://word.mvps.org


CW wrote:
I have loads of merge docs to create, each with lots of mergefields,
and I wanted to record a macro that included all the keystrokes and
clicks for opening the InsertField process, selecting Mailmerge then
Mergefield and then taking the cursor to the field where you specify
the actual mergefield, and stopping at that point as the input would
of course be different every time from then onwards.
But you cannot "Stop Recording" with the dialogue box open. You
cannot click on the toolbar or do anything outside the dialogue box.
Any way to achieve this?




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