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Old 11-06-2019, 10:25 AM
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Hello

I have a table in excel that is a packing list of items. Let’s say an international carnet.

I want to do a mail merge to print out “reports” or “labels” that have multiple lines of the table on one label.

For a simple example



Item A - crate 1
Item B - crate 1
Item c - crate 2
Item d - crate 2


So the crate 1 label would have “Crate 1” on the top and below that a table or just list of what has “crate 1” in the column. This could be 100 items, and 200 crates.

I’m not a coder. I see that “directory” may be a good option, but I’m trying to figure out hours to tell it that I only want things with the same crate number to be on one label then go to the next label.

To expand on this, can it make a table that auto formats to include one row per value? Then if there was one value, there would be one row, but if 20 items, 20 rows.

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It rather depends on what you mean by a 'label' in this context. I cannot imagine a 'label' that would contain a hundred items. A packing 'document' however is less of an issue. You could use Merge Many To One to create such a report/list with one crate per document, but it won't create multiple 'labels' of crates per page. That would require a custom process.
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