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Old 10-25-2017, 03:44 AM
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I am producing flyers and want to add a lucky drew number to them.

I have done the following, excel document (flyers) numbered 001 - 500, have also tried 1 - 500. Have placed a text box on the player image (flyer is a full A5 graphic on top of an A5 word document)

The text box is great transparent I then try to add "Insert Merge Field" and nothing appears?

Am I looking at this wrong, or is there a simpler way of doing this.

Object required. To be able to print out flyers with sequential numbers, when I stop a print run and go back it will continue where I left off.

Operating system: Windows 10 (64bit)
Software: MS Office 2010.

Thanks in advance
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Does the Excel sheet have a heading in the numbered column? Have you connected the document to the Excel data source? See: https://support.office.com/en-us/art...f-932c49474705

FWIW, you can do this without a mailmerge. See: http://www.msofficeforums.com/word-v...html#post13070 and the implementation in: http://www.msofficeforums.com/word-v...html#post13162
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Old 10-25-2017, 12:53 PM
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Hi Paul (macropod)

Thanks so much for the prompt reply. I knew it had to be something simple. Yes, your first guess was correct done everything except, connect the document up to the data source.

All is working fine, I did look at the non-merge examples looked complicated for the simple task I needed.

Thanks

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