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    Mail Merge Labels (Word 2000)

    Can someone please explain the correct procedure for using merge fields so that spaces appear properly in between the names? Prefix, FirstName, MiddleName, LastNAme, Suffix. I am doing labels which you can't edit once you've set up(at least that I've been able to figure out), so I'm building frustration resetting up the label from scratch every time I figure out I've done it wrong...

    I'm using the ctrl-f9 to set it up with the <> and "" but I can't get the friggin syntax right.

    Any help would be appreciated.

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    Re: Mail Merge Labels (Word 2000)

    If you are using the merge toolbar to insert your merges on the label, all you have to do is press the space bar between each merge field. Even after merging, you can still use the ABC icon to unmerge and put the spaces where they belong, and then remerge. Maybe I'm not understanding your question, but if that's the case, elaborate a bit more. Hope that helps.
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    Re: Mail Merge Labels (Word 2000)

    My problem is that I have a list almost 1000 records long and not everyone has a middle name. so those people end up with two spaces.....I know there is a way to tell it not to put a space after a field that is empty but I can't get it to work right.

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    Re: Mail Merge Labels (Word 2000)

    This thread may help set you on the right track:

    http://www.wopr.com/cgi-bin/w3t/showflat.p...ew=&sb=&o=&vc=1

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