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How to mail merge Excel data into Publisher?


I am using Excel 2013 and need to perform a mail merge into Publisher 2013. How can I do this?

Operating System: Windows

Application: Excel, Publisher

06-13-13     2229 day(s) ago    

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Ben

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The example uses :

• Excel 2013 and Publisher 2013 on Windows 8
• IDAutomation Code 128 Fonts
• IDAutomationVBA (font encoder)

1. Download the IDAutomationVBA font encoder. For instructions on how to extract the IDAutomationVBA, view the forum post or video.


2. Enter Excel values.
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3. In another column, enter =Code128(A1).
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4. To encode the remaining data, at the bottom right corner of the cell, left click the small black square and drag down.
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5. Save the file.
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6. Open Publisher.


7. Select Mailings.
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8. Select Mail Merge--Step by Step Mail Merge Wizard.
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9. Connect to a recipient list.
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10. Select the data source.
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11. Select the table.
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12. Check the data source values.
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13. Add the fields to the document.
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14. Highlight the barcode field. In the example, it is F2.
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15. Set the font to IDAutomationC128L (the Code 128 font).
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16. View the document.
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