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Old April 25th, 2004, 02:02 PM
Don
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Default Mail merge with Works database(.wdb) putting junk character in merge fields

Win XP Home
Word 2000
Works 2000

While trying to mail merege with a .wdb works database, in
the place of Merge feilds its putting junk characters.
However its working fine with MS Access nad Excel....

Please help. Urgent
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Old April 25th, 2004, 02:30 PM
Graham Mayor
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Default Mail merge with Works database(.wdb) putting junk character in merge fields

The Works database is incompatible with Word other than through the
problematic Works add-in for Word. The workarounds are to use the add-in or
to export the database into a format that Word can handle.

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Graham Mayor - Word MVP

Web site www.gmayor.com
Word MVP web site www.mvps.org/word




Don wrote:
Win XP Home
Word 2000
Works 2000

While trying to mail merege with a .wdb works database, in
the place of Merge feilds its putting junk characters.
However its working fine with MS Access nad Excel....

Please help. Urgent



 




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