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b. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. The first document opens (also verifying template name and file path is correct), but the second does not. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... his comment is here

the file path, template name, etc.. 3. d. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. However, Word does not save the whole connection string (max 255 characters I think) and can truncate the pathname, so when you close and re-open the When you close the mail

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The error appears when batch letters are created in an application written in Delphi. Occassionally certain control characters cropped up in the barcode that threw up an error when using mail merge. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). This did not work.

there are no filters or sorts "Peter Jamieson" wrote: On Tuesday, August 21, 2007 10:50 AM Peter Jamieson wrote: OK, I checked again with a similar length pathname and it does Would it just use this setting as the connection? If none of the above helps, a possible short term workaround is to copy/paste your Excel data into a new Word document and use that as the data source for your Word 2013 Mail Merge Unable To Open Data Source to identify individaully selected records is stored (more or less). -- Peter Jamieson http://tips.pjmsn.me.uk "Mike DiCanio" wrote in message news:[email protected] On Friday, October 12, 2007 5:47 PM MikeDiCani wrote: Peter,

The two files are in the same folder on a network drive. 2. Reply With Quote Apr 26th, 2010,11:31 AM #6 krazykarter View Profile View Forum Posts Thread Starter Junior Member Join Date Jan 2010 Posts 28 Re: MailMerge: Word is Unable to Open Your cache administrator is webmaster. Last edited by krazykarter; Apr 26th, 2010 at 11:00 AM.

I didn't do anything different that I have before. Word Was Unable To Open The Data Source Mac Also, the SQL statement is correct; I have run it in Query Analyzer and it returns the correct results. Anyway, if you try putting the file in a folder with a short pathname I think it will always work. Does anyone have any ideas of things I could try to fix this?

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One thing they do not really mention - and it is related to the same problem that you can have on a network - is that the location plus the file The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Word Was Unable To Open The Data Source Excel Solved: word cannot open excel data source Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by nancy4, Dec 12, 2009. Word Was Unable To Open The Data Source 2016 b.

that may be because... http://webinweb.net/data-source/word-was-unable-to-open-the-datasource-2010.html When I select recipents and select the excel spreadsheet, it asks what table I want to use, so I select the spreadsheet I want, as that is the only options, after I tried changing the filename to .xls (originally .xlsx) but it didn't work. But then when you save the Word document, it truncates the connection string to 255 characters long. Word Was Unable To Open The Data Source Word 2010

Your Excel workbook has changed (possibly even been corrupted) in a way that makes it impossible for the Access/Jet OLE DB provider to get the data. Advertisement nancy4 Thread Starter Joined: Dec 12, 2009 Messages: 3 I am making mail merge address labels. There can in theory be other problems that would cause this problem, but in most of those cases you would be unlikely to connect at all. -- Peter Jamieson http://tips.pjmsn.me.uk "Mike weblink Then, when I select "ok", it tells me that Word is unable to open the data source.

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Then it tells me that it cannot open the data source.

Well, Word constructs a connection string containing whatever path name is required to specify the "database", and uses it to open the document. I have previously done, as you mentioned, saving the document as an HTML and then opening it as text. TOGG replied Dec 23, 2016 at 6:53 AM Laptop Recomondations Technologyishard replied Dec 23, 2016 at 6:48 AM AMD driver stopped working and... Kingsoft Writer Cannot Open Data Source click Options and select all four checkboxes.

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Here's the strange part. If you tell it "No" on the SQL check dialog, the file opens and I can go to "Open Data Source" and point to the file that way. When I try to import the data into mail merge, none of my tables show up (see attachment). When the project was created, it was associated with the SQL database.

further, it actually emailed better and faster (i have to use a hotfix to email from word mail merge to live mail desktop email program). Word always includes certain properties even when they are not strictly necessary. When I select recipents and select the excel spreadsheet, it asks what table I want to use, so I select the spreadsheet I want, as that is the only options, after Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders What's New?

slurpee55, Dec 14, 2009 #4 nancy4 Thread Starter Joined: Dec 12, 2009 Messages: 3 2003 and thanks! If you are seeing the ODBC dialog box you would typically need to a.