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Mail Merge with encoded data from Excel returns 0 in Word.

When I perform a Mail Merge with data encoded with your encoder from Excel, it returns 0 in Word.


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03-15-12     3070 day(s) ago    

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Ben

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To resolve the issue, access the Tools menu in Word, select Options and then go to the General tab and check the box against the "Confirm conversions at open" item. (In Word 2007 it is Office Button > Word Options > Advanced > General > Confirm file format conversion on open).

Attach the data source to the mail merge main document, there is an option to use the DDE method of connection which should read the data as you have it formatted in the table.

If this does not resolve the issue or running a different version of Word, contact Microsoft for the solution.

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