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Old 12-20-2016, 11:51 AM
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Default Field Code/Switch for Time not working

I have an Excel sheet with a start time field that is formatted as "HH:mm". I also have a Word document with information about a person's start time at an event. When I insert the merge code the field shows 0.8125. So it is not even in the normal hours/minutes/seconds format. When I toggle field codes I get { MERGEFIELD Start_Time }. I then enter a switch to the field code { MERGEFIELD Start_Time \@"HH:mm"} and then update field. I get the same result of 0.8125. Any ideas on how to get this to work for me? Thank you in advance for taking the time to look at this.
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Are there data other than times in the Excel column? If so, that is the most likely cause of the problem. For an explanation, see Mailmerge Data Format Problems in the Mailmerge Tips and Tricks thread at the top of this forum:
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