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  1. #1
    Sandra Hughes
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    Mail Merge (Microsoft 97 Excel )

    I am trying to use Microsoft Excel data as a mailing list in Word.
    I get to the Data Source, Get Data, Open Data Source. Then I go to Files of Type change that to
    MS Excel Worksheets click on my cust list. Then I receive a ERROR message (Word could not re-establish a DDE connection to microsoft Excel to complete the current task.
    Can you please tell me what I am doing wrong.

    Thanks,
    Sandy

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    Star Lounger
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    Re: Mail Merge (Microsoft 97 Excel )

    If you already had Excel open, try closing it before doing the merge. If you've already tried that, or that doesn't work, it then starts getting tricky.

    Jon

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