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    I have data in an Access 2003 query that I want to use to populate a table in a Word 2003 document.

    The table is very simple, with 3 columns: Category, Name and Percent (please forgive this demo - I haven't learned your tables feature as yet):

    Category | Name | Percent
    <<Ctgy>> | <<Name>> | <<Pct>>

    What I want is for the merge to generate a new row for each new record as it is merged so that the merge output looks like this:

    Category | Name | Percent
    Grapes | Concord | 12.5%
    Apples | Gala | 35.9%
    Oranges | Valencia | 22.5%

    I have used <NextRecord> at the end of the first row (which didn't work) and at the beginning of a second row to no avail. Does you guys know if what I want to do can be done in Word? And, if so, will you please instruct me as to how? Or, if not, is there an alternative?

    Thank you so much!!

    C. Homer

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    Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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    Hi C. Homer,

    Welcome to the Lounge.

    You can use Word's Catalogue/Directory Mailmerge facility for this (the terminology depends on the Word version). To see how to do so with any mailmerge data source supported by Word, check out my Microsoft Word Catalogue/Directory Mailmerge Tutorial. Do read the tutorial before trying to use the mailmerge document included with it.

    Paul Edstein
    [MS MVP - Word]

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