Troubleshooting


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Troubleshooting

From the human being's point of view, the actual Word mail merge is a relatively straightforward process. We just click a button under Finish and Merge, and Word does all the work. However, under the hood, mail merge is relatively complex, with Word requesting and using data files from other applications to create totally new documents. In this session, we'll look at some fixes for some of the more common issues that arise during a Word mail merge. Before I continue, however, because we know Word is doing a lot of work, if you're doing a merge with hundreds or thousands of records, this is not a good time to play a game of Solitaire or to have five other applications running.

Word needs lots a resource to access lots of data records for the merge. So this is a good time to close down other applications. That will fix many of your issues with large data sources. Let's take a look at our letter here. Here's the basic rule. We have two different types of files we're pu...

Troubleshooting
Video duration: 5m 23s 1h 31m Intermediate

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Troubleshooting 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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