You will need to provide credit card, but they won't charge it until the incident is closed, and since they will determine that it's their problem (or even they manage to nancy4, Dec 15, 2009 #7 slurpee55 Joined: Oct 20, 2004 Messages: 7,837 Truly strange are the workings of Office sometimes.... Todd Guest Hi, I'm trying to integrate a mail-merge into our inventory control application, but without success. And again with Excel already running (but the data source file not openend)? his comment is here
longer or shorter than the pathname you used when testing on a local drive? - the total length consists of all the charaters in \\computername\sharename\folders`filename.ext c. I have been able to do this previously with XP, SP2. Also, could you tell me if any data source information is stored in my Windows XP user profile? They must hear that things don't work, otherwise they have no incentives to do them differently. 0 Message Author Comment by:Paul-bbc ID: 389207392013-02-23 I can understand Microsoft saying that dde
I use exactly the same .ODC file (created by Word) in the application. WE GET THE SAME MESSAGE - Word cannot find its data source. On Thursday, July 31, 2008 9:55 PM Jerry Garnet wrote: Word 2003.
I am going to try installing Office 2013 on a Windows 7 laptop that has Office 2010 and my documents are working, if they work when 2013 is installed it perhaps Cindy Meister INTER-Solutions, Switzerland http://homepage.swissonline.ch/cindymeister (last update Jun 8 2004) http://www.word.mvps.org This reply is posted in the Newsgroup; please post any follow question or reply in the newsgroup and not by i create a new "make mail merge" document. Word Was Unable To Open The Data Source Mac I think the > problem was the login being used with ODC file.
http://tips.pjmsn.me.uk/t0003.htm for a discussion of some of the issues surrounding connections to Excel files, for example) b. Word 2013 Word Was Unable To Open The Datasource To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. An error has started to appear in the last couple of weeks: "word was unable to open the data source". Advertisements Latest Threads VBA to Find Key Words in Word doc then Extract Content to Excel.xlsm file ChrisOK posted Dec 21, 2016 at 10:19 PM Rolling up Tasks to the Summary
I select "entire spreadsheet". Word 2013 Mail Merge Unable To Open Data Source 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 Then, when I select "ok", it tells me that Word is unable to open the data source. In particular, if you are > /not/ using SQL Server integrated security, the SQL Server user name and > password will have to be recorded in the .odc, or in the
Seems to work fine now. you may need to be able to read and write to both the share and the folder (even though mailmerge typically only reads the data source). -- Peter Jamieson http://tips.pjmsn.me.uk "Jane" Word Was Unable To Open The Data Source 2010 how long is the pathname of the data source? Word 2016 Was Unable To Open The Data Source What can you do about it?
I can re-select the same data source and generate a document but when I save the template and re-open it, the same process occurs. Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? I never see the "Confirm Data Source" dialog box. http://webinweb.net/data-source/word-unable-to-open-data-source.html d.
slurpee55, Dec 14, 2009 #4 nancy4 Thread Starter Joined: Dec 12, 2009 Messages: 3 2003 and thanks! Mail Merge Can't Open Data Source Just the 'Select Data souce' box. "Peter Jamieson" wrote: On Friday, August 01, 2008 10:44 AM Peter Jamieson wrote: Experiments here have worked so far. The letter is then appended to a temporary document that will hold all letters at the end.R Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Another idea from me by MarkFlax
All of the individual suite applications are supported here, so please post your question in the relevant section for help. The closest thing I've come up with that sort of gets me to a work around is that some of the field headings have an underscore in them: First_Name, Last_Name, Address_1, Word seems to be quite fussy about the SQL syntax - queries that work > elsewhere may fail in Word. Kingsoft Writer Cannot Open Data Source Peter Jamieson, Sep 26, 2003 #2 Advertisements Todd Guest Hi Peter, Thanks very much for your quick response.
When I pick on data source, I choose address book, Outlook address book, and I get a "Word was unable to open the data source." message. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. I then select Excel Worksheet with DDE. http://webinweb.net/data-source/word-was-unable-to-open-the-data-source-mac.html It then prompts me to Confirm Data source.
When I pick on data source, I choose address book, Outlook address book, and I get a "Word was unable to open the data source." message. Although the article you refer to says that Word does not use the connection parameter when connecting via OLEDB, in my experience you can fix some problems (at least for the b. I have a bunch of contacts in Outlook 2000.