Opening an existing File


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Opening an existing File

When you create a new mail merge letter, eventually you have to close it, so you'll want to reopen it again, and when you do, you're going to be prompted. And I'd like to show you the prompts you're going to see so that you understand them. You don't need to try to follow along with this; just watch and I'll try to go through it fairly quickly, so that you can see how this works. Whether I double-click to open a file in a folder or I go to Word backstage and choose to open a folder, when I open a mail merge letter, as soon as Word starts to open it, the letter says, hey! wait a second; I'm connected to a data source somewhere else.

And so Word then will prompt you to say, do you know that this letter intends to go grab some information from a data source? It says, opening this letter will run the following SQL command, and it shows you a SQL Select statement. Don't worry about that. Basically, what it's saying is it's going to a database. Now if you...

Opening an existing File
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Opening an existing File 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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Business
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Word
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