Matching fields from the data source


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Matching fields from the data source

After you identify and select a data source, Word loads the field, or column names used in your data source, into the Word document. Let's go ahead and open this VendorApps letter, and notice that it's got a SQL command that says we need to open a data source too. We talked about this in a earlier video. Just click Yes here, and you will be clicking Yes a lot as you open your merge letters from now on. Let's go to the Mailings tab. We are already connected to a data source. We can take a real quick look and see that we have a recipient list.

This is actually connected to the data source that's called Vendors-with named range. Now what we want to do is we want to make sure that the names that we used in our data source match up with the names that Word expects to see. For example, Word uses First Name, Last Name, Email. It doesn't really have anything for App Date and Ref Check. Instead of name of company, it uses Company, and instead of Business Street or Bus Street, i...

Matching fields from the data source
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Matching fields from the data source provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Gini Courter as part of the Word 2010: Mail Merge in Depth

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