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    mailmerge number format (2003 sp2)

    How do I get the number format in a mailmerge to be preserved?
    The data source is an Excel range, formatted as currency,

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    Re: mailmerge number format (2003 sp2)

    One option is to add a number format switch in the mail merge field:
    - Right-click the mail merge field.
    - Select Toggle Field Codes from the popup menu.
    - Insert <code>#

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    Re: mailmerge number format (2003 sp2)

    See <post:=615,741>post 615,741</post:> for another possible solution.

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    Re: mailmerge number format (2003 sp2)

    Thanks for these, Hans, both added to the 'library'
    As for some reason these didn't show up as email alerts, meanwhile I've discovered that if the .xls is saved as .csv, and that is used as the data source, money values appear in the merge letters formatted the way I want.
    Well, does for me, anyway.

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