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    Mail Merge fields combination (2003)

    During a Mail Merge, I have a field that's drawn in

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    Re: Mail Merge fields combination (2003)

    Welcome to Woody's Lounge!

    The best method for what you want depends on where the data come from and on how exactly you want to combine them. If your data source is an Excel workbook or Access database, it might be easiest to process the data in the source program. Otherwise, you may be able to use a variation of the technique described in How to use mail merge to create a list sorted by category in Word. If you want more help, we'd need to have more detailed information.

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    Re: Mail Merge fields combination (2003)

    Hi ednelgmot,

    If your requirements are fairly simple, you could build one or more IF tests around your mergefield. For example, to test whether the mergefield returns "The quick brown fox", add " jumps over the lazy dog" if it does and return just the original fieldotherwise , you could:
    . make three adjacent copies of the mergefield
    . select them all and press Ctrl-F9 to wrap them in another field, thus - {
    Cheers,

    Paul Edstein
    [MS MVP - Word]

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    Re: Mail Merge fields combination (2003)

    Awesome - thanks folks. This is helping.

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