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I have a very large number of documents that I need to change where they source the merge data from. I would prefer to change them as and when required.

The issue is knowing which I have changed and which I have not changed.

Is there a way I can readily see which data source is being used for the merge?

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I found this suggestion somewhere on the stackexchange sites and can't find it again to refer you to, but it is pretty simple. If you use this much, put it in Normal.dot as a macro and have a button for any merge document you are in.

Sub find_datasource_for_mailmerge()
MsgBox ActiveDocument.MailMerge.DataSource.Name
End Sub
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