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    That's all very well, but you're ignoring the...

    That's all very well, but you're ignoring the basic issue. As I've already said, Windows Live Mail is unlikely to be the issue, so there's no reason to believe replacing it will fix the issue either....
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    Windows Live Mail is unlikely to be the issue...

    Windows Live Mail is unlikely to be the issue here. I'm a heavy user of it and I've used it for years on Win 7 and can't recall ever having it crash. I'm sure many others could report similar...
  3. Word fields cannot reference strings in cells -...

    Word fields cannot reference strings in cells - only numbers. Since this is apparently a mailmerge, though, you should be able to ignore the cell reference entirely and text just the mergefield's...
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    The content of .OldPath (i.e....

    The content of .OldPath (i.e. C:\path\to\file\filename.xlsm!Cover Charts!R28C29) shows you have a mal-formed LINK field. The path includes neither the filename nor the link address. All you should...
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    I think it requires about 1.25-1.5Gb. True...

    I think it requires about 1.25-1.5Gb.

    True though that may be, it doesn't provide anywhere near the functionality of Acrobat Pro, which includes saving PDFs as documents and performing OCR on...
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    You can achieve that by adding the following...

    You can achieve that by adding the following macro to the document template and assigning a shortcut key to it:

    Sub WildcardFindReplace()
    With Application.Dialogs(wdDialogEditReplace)
    ...
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    Do the LINK fields contain the path details? For...

    Do the LINK fields contain the path details? For example, when the error occurs, what do you see if you choose Debug and hover over OldPath & NewPath?

    And no, the macro isn't supposed to give any...
  8. [SOLVED] Depending on what happened, you may find the data...

    Depending on what happened, you may find the data are recoverable from your old HDD. All you may need to do is to use some file recovery software like Back2Life or, if the actual PC is damaged,...
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    Office 2003 is quite safe to use - regardless of...

    Office 2003 is quite safe to use - regardless of whether you're connected to the internet - and is likely to remain so, provided your anti-virus software is kept up-to-date. As for PDF production,...
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    No. That would be software theft (piracy), since...

    No. That would be software theft (piracy), since the original producers still own it. Only they can make it available.
  11. [SOLVED] Basically, you'd create a one-page document with...

    Basically, you'd create a one-page document with the desired page setup, including whatever you want as the standard content for that page, including a TOC (Table of Contents) field - ignoring the...
  12. [SOLVED] Indeed I am. For example: Sub...

    Indeed I am. For example:

    Sub GenerateRecipeDocument()
    Application.ScreenUpdating = False
    Dim strFolder As String, strFile As String, wdTgtDoc As Document, wdSrcDoc As Document, Rng As Range...
  13. [SOLVED] It seems to me the most appropriate way to do...

    It seems to me the most appropriate way to do this would be to combine all the recipe files into a single Word document, perhaps with a table of contents too, rather than creating a separate file for...
  14. If you drive a mailmerge via a macro, it's...

    If you drive a mailmerge via a macro, it's certainly possible to solicit all those details at the start (e.g. by employing a userform). Depending on what's in the data and how the mailmerge main...
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    It would, of course, be possible to do this using...

    It would, of course, be possible to do this using Find/Replace. Simply:
    • press Alt-F9 to expose the document's field codes
    • create the FILENAME field and its trailers (i.e. {FILENAME \p}\\..\\)...
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    That is only partly true. The field there is...

    That is only partly true. The field there is represented as:
    {INCLUDEPICTURE "{FILENAME \p}\\..\\Image.png"}
    That is the entire field. Your field, though, has additional switches - which can only...
  17. Is there a reason for not using mailmerge or a...

    Is there a reason for not using mailmerge or a DATABASE field for this? A VBA alternative would be to use the MailMerge.OpenDataSource method
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    Your first field contains an excess '}' brace...

    Your first field contains an excess '}' brace before the \d.
    Your second field lacks the path, so Word will quite possibly resort to the last (e.g. original) path stored in the document metadata....
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    What is your full INCLUDEPICTURE field code?

    What is your full INCLUDEPICTURE field code?
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    All you should need to do is check Word's options...

    All you should need to do is check Word's options to:
    • Update fields before printing
    • Update linked data before printing
    • Update automatic links at open
    Indeed, you probably only need the last...
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    Hi Frank, Aside from not needing the macro...

    Hi Frank,

    Aside from not needing the macro when working with pictures (which use an INCLUDEPICTURE field), the macro error indicates that the picture concerned is not, in fact, in the same folder...
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    IIRC the 'Account unknown' scenario typically...

    IIRC the 'Account unknown' scenario typically occurs because the folders were created under a different user profile that has now been deleted. The simplest solution may be to create new folders with...
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    [SOLVED] That suggests your output text in the IF field...

    That suggests your output text in the IF field isn't enclosed by double-quotes. Done properly, an IF field's output can span multiple pages, including tables and images. To verify that the field is...
  24. [SOLVED] Perhaps you should read more of the tutorial,...

    Perhaps you should read more of the tutorial, concerning results formatting, or even my Word Mailmerge Tips & Tricks page...
  25. [SOLVED] Garbage! Each of those formulae give blanks if A2...

    Garbage! Each of those formulae give blanks if A2 contains 0, is empty, or does not contain a number.

    Now you know. I'm not sure what you thought cross-posting was, if not that.
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