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    Question Question about mail merge.

    I am doing a mail merge on an Word document. Field1 is in the header, Field 2, 3, 4, and 5 are in the body. When I run the merge, I see that Field1 in the header still says "Field1". The fields in the body have merged successfully.

    This merge is done from a Progress program. The program makes the .txt file to use for the data file, then invokes the Word merge.

    (Progress is a database programming language. My question would be the same for any programming language.)

    Do I need to do something special for the field in the header?

    Thanks, Wayne

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    What version of Word are you using? I just put a field in a header using Word 2007 and it worked fine. (My data source is on-the-fly but I agree with you, the source should not matter)

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    Word 2007.

    Do you have any advice for someone trying to do this from a program?

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    Find out if the problem is that there is a merge field in the header, or if the merge field "field 1" is the problem. Add "field 2" to the header.

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    Neither field in the header works.

    I added field 2 to the header. Neither field in the header works.


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