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Labels mail merge repeats on subsequent pages?

I'm trying to do a mail merge to print to labels. The first field in the document does not contain a { NEXT } field code, and because of this the records repeat between label pages for example: ...
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Put variables into Microsoft Word

Example I have a letter. I have to address it to 10 people. Each of the 10 people will have a unique info which I'll need to input in. So it's like Dear X, Check out Y! I'll like to pull the info ...
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Word 2007 prompts twice for “Opening this document will run the following SQL command” for Mail Merge

I am trying to figure out why my mail merge in the a Word document is prompting me twice for seemingly two different data sources. Both prompts look like the following: . The first prompt points ...
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How can I send a mail merge from Thunderbird using my whole address book?

My bad old German email address has been hacked and is sending spam to everyone I know. I want to send a change of address to everyone in my Thunderbird address book in such a way that they don't all ...
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Word 2010 - Mail Merge with Superscript Formatting

I have a user with a letter in Word 2010, built for a mail merge. The source document for the addresses is another Word document. The source document includes addresses that have super-scripted ...
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InDesign: Using DataMerge (aka Mail Merge) to insert text based on boolean in Datasource (.csv)

I am preparing some wedding invites, using Adobe InDesign (CS 5.5). I have a .csv with all the a names. This is used with Data Merge to insert all the names. Very simple. Now more complex For most ...
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Microsoft Word 2010 mail merge doesn't work properly with custom macro

I use mail merge to generate letters. These are then merged into one large document which I used to use a splitter for when using Word 2003. Now I am using Word 2010 and when I run the macro it edits ...
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Mail merge Vista Word 2007 with Windows Live Mail

When I do a mail merge to send email from Word 2007 with Windows Live Mail installed, it doesn't seem to send the messages. Are there known problems with Windows Live Mail for mail merge? Is there a ...
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retain formatting from source document in mail-merge

I have set up a mail-marge in Word 2003. The source is a document where each field is a formatted text as the following one: I have different pieces of text to insert. However, when I insert such a ...
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Generating a pdf using data rows from excel and an image as the template with placeholders

I have lots of data rows in excel, each row has columns such as first name, last name, gender...etc. I also have an image as the template, I would like to define some placeholders on it. And then for ...
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Word 2003 is ignoring mail merge delimiters

I have a flat file using the semi-colon as a delimiter. This is merged with a historic Word template that has been in use for years at our office. However, recently the template has started ignoring ...
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How to leave a blank space on IF_THEN_ELSE condition in MS Word Merge

I am running an mail merge program, where I need to merge certain fields. I have done these in the past. Just to add on these, I have to print certain text based on the value of the field in MS Excel. ...
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Office 2010: Mail merge doesn't send e-mail (Worked with Office 2007)

I have a system that currently uses a Microsoft Word template, using an Excel file as a datasource, to run a mail merge that sends an e-mail through Outlook. Using 2007, this worked without issue. ...
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When doing an e-mail merge in Office 2010, Outlook forces me to approve EVERY email sent

When doing an email merge from Excel data, via a Word template, into Outlook (all Office 2010), I get the dialog displayed above. For every single email, I have to wait 5 seconds, then click the ...
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Word 2002 mail merge “command strings”

We have an MS Word 2002 document used for mail merge operations. Apart from the usual mail merge fields that one sees when pressing Alt+F9 (show field codes), it also contains strings that look like ...
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Printing labels in word, starting in a specific (offset) cell

This is probably super simple and I'm just overlooking something... I hope. I'm creating labels in Word 2010 and pulling the data from Excel 2010. I've got them laid out perfectly, but I need to ...
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Can you dynamically input content in email you send from Exchange to everyone in your company?

I'd like to input a snippet of code that includes each recipient's respective email address in the body of an email. Let's say I use Active Directory to send a company-wide email in Outlook (my ...
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Word 2010 mail-merge <<Next Record>> not working

I'm creating a mail merge in Word 2010. I have a simple XLSX which looks like this: Name Jack John Tammy Tim Sam Jill I have started the mail-merge with a blank Word document and added one field, ...
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How to do mail merge in Gmail and/or Mac with attachments?

I need to send a template email to about 700 email addresses, and need to personalize each email for the recipient's name, position, and employer. In addition, I have one attachment that I need to ...
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Conditional Images in mail merge

A previous answer suggested here leads me to the conclusion I can merge images, but without control of the datasource how can I make the image different based upon a field condition? For instance if ...
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Word mail merge - Know thy source?

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 ...
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Outlook 2010 mail merge group

I'm trying to send a personalized email message to a contact group, but I get this error message: "contact groups cannot be selected. you must select a contact group." If I select individual ...
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How can I do a batch find replace?

I'm writing a piece of software which requires the creation of a number of nearly identical blocks of code that only vary in a few locations which need to be replaced by a unique value for each ...
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How to mail merge a hyperlink in Microsoft Word or Publisher 2010

I am trying to do an e-mail merge in Microsoft Publisher 2010 (which appears to do mail merging like Microsoft Word) and I'm wanting a merged email address to automatically be hyperlinked in the ...
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Dynamic row height on Word tables, based on mail-merged contents

I'm having to work with some Word templates which contain nested tables of mail-merged fields. I need the row height of one of the child tables to have a minimum height but be able to expand (height ...
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Office 2007 Mail Merge: How do I view field names instead of data?

I've just received a document which forms the basis of a mail merge as an attachment and I need to view the field names like they display in 2003 with the double chevrons e.g. ...
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Mail merge, using my own fields: .xls, word 2003 xp pro

Office Version:Office 2003Operating System:Windows XP 0 I have a Word doc that looks like this: <<PracticeName>> <<PracticeAddress>> <<PracticeCitystate>> ...
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Mail-Merge on Steroids: Can Word 2003 do this?

I have a huge report to put together, made up of over 1,000 smaller, nearly-identical reports. Each report includes: General 1:1 information (basic mail-merge stuff) Lots of text, some of which may ...
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Easiest way to print hundreds of same letter with different addresses

There is a long list of names and addresses in CSV format (could be converted to a different). I need to print a hundred of letters with some formatting like: %address% Dear %name%, Blah-blah-blah ...
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Mail Merge in Microsoft Word with images from Sharepoint

Is there any way of doing a Mail Merge in Microsoft Word 2007 taking data, including images from a Sharepoint site? It's a bit crude, but I've managed to merge text by taking the data off the ...
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Recommendations of mail merge freeware?

At work (Exchange server) our team often needs to send emails to 500+ partners. It's currently a very dull job, so I've tried the merge features in Office 2007. However, it can't: Include a merge ...
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MS Word 2007 Mail Merge fails on ZIP codes with leading Zeros (eg. 01234)

I have an Excel Spreadsheet with a ZIP code column. For some dumb reason the original spreadsheet I got had all the zip codes stored as numbers, so a ZIP code like 01234 was stored as 1234. Easy to ...
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How do I do a mail merge that includes images? (Maybe in Word 2007)

I am trying to find out the practicalities of doing a mail merge when each “record” to be merged on includes some images. I need to: print letters And envelopes Both the letters and the ...
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Word mergefield wildcard not correctly matching

Below is my mergefield code: { IF { MERGEFIELD Subs_State } = "GA" "blah blah" "{ IF { MERGEFIELD CEOrgStates } = "GA" "blah blah" ""} "} I'm pulling records from a MS Access db. My goal is to check ...
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How can I find my mail merged InDesign document?

I created a mail merge using InDesign, and it looked like it went through all of the records but (1) I can't find the option to export to pdf and (2) I can't find the merged file anywhere on my system ...
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What options are there to do a mail merge?

I tried (and failed) to do a mail merge to send a generic(ish) mail merge to send a bunch of emails using Thunderbird with the the Mail Merge addon but couldn't get it to work. What other options ...
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Do data sources travel with a particular mail merge document?

Do data sources that you set up (particularly to SQL Server) travel with a mail merge document? In other words, if I set up data sources in a mail merge document on my machine and then save and send ...
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Changing Word mail merge data source locations in bulk?

I've just moved a number of Word mail merge files, and a number of Excel spreadsheets that are the data sources for the mail merges, from a Windows XP computer to a Windows 7 computer, and now all the ...
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Switch Text Paragraphs in OpenOfficeOrg Writer mailmerge

I am using mailmerge to write the same letter with minor differenes to many peolpe. I experienced that switching text paragraphs depending on database values was not easy for me. I ended up putting ...
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MS Word mailmerge using Thunderbird

Can this be done?
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mail merge e-mail in Word 2007 with attachment

Is there a simple way to mail merge with Word 2007 and add an attachment? I've searched google, and all results point to pasting in VB code. I want to a small team of novice users to be able to mail ...
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Is it possible to have Word 2007 access a MySQL database?

What I essentially want is some way to expand my mail merge system. If an account number gets sent to a word document via mail merge, I would like some way for Word to connect to a MySQL database and ...
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How to mail merge 2 excel sheets in same workbook, to word

Hi have an excel workbook with this structure: course sheet with date and venue participants sheet with names and addresses How can I add the date, venue, names and addresses from these two sheets ...
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Is it possible to have cascading template updates in Word 2007?

This is potentially a very simple question, but I'm trying to create a letterhead template for work that will be used on dozens of different mail merge letters. The letterhead is saved as a Word ...
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In Word 2007 how can I set up a repeating section for Mail Merge

In Word 2007, I want to set up a mail-merge template where multiple rows from the data-source will appear on a single page. So, something like this: ---Page-Boundry-------- Header blurb 1 Header ...
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How to do a mail merge with attachments

I'm trying to use MS Word and Outlook 2003 to send a bunch of emails with attachments but apparently this option is not allowed. ¿Any clean way to do this?