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    Create Index in Word (2002)

    I am doing a mail merge of names and addresses. Some names may appear more than once in a listing. I'm trying to create an Index that will pull all the names and page numbers they appear on. However when I try to mark the index on the mail merge field and then perform the mail merge, it does not work. Any ideas on this?

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    Re: Create Index in Word (2002)

    Are you trying to insert the index fields before the merge, in your main document, or after the merge, in your newly created document? If it's the former, be advised that a lot of fields get wiped out during a merge. There was a recent post about how to preserve a field during a merge, if you scan down the board for the past two days, you might find the answer.

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    Re: Create Index in Word (2002)

    The index entries should look like { XE "{ MERGEFIELD "NameField" }" } or { XE { MERGEFIELD "NameField" } } . If I use them like this, they survive the mail merge, at least in a simple test I did.

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