Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. When I do find the source I return to the "Find" prompt again and again!!! Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. However, things are complicated by the fact that Word has a number of different mechanisms for opening a .tx or .csv type file and chooses the mechanism depending on the file
to identify individaully selected records is stored (more or less). -- Peter Jamieson http://tips.pjmsn.me.uk "Mike DiCanio"
Any other suggestions? #6 03-14-2014, 01:12 PM macropod Windows 7 32bit Office 2010 32bit Administrator Join Date: Dec 2010 Location: Canberra, Australia Posts: 14,668 The 'Connections' panel on You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Word 2013 Mail Merge Unable To Open Data Source I followed the suggestion of prompting the data source before opening and I can choose "MS Excel Worksheet via DDE (*.xls) when prompted.
I receive the error "Word cannot find the source ". Word Was Unable To Open The Data Source Word 2010 For the first problem, use Alt-F9 to display the field codes. Macboatmaster replied Dec 23, 2016 at 7:00 AM Adobe Flash Player Download... i create a new "make mail merge" document.
The time now is 05:23 AM. -- Default Style -- Mobile Style Contact Us - Privacy Statement - Top Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.1Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Mail Merge Can't Open Data Source Thanks. "Peter Jamieson" wrote: 1. Word cannot find the data source, so it prompts you (find it, or remove the data source) c. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
I did not try to format the numbers because I do not believe this will work since I also have zero as some values that I do not want blanked out. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Word Was Unable To Open The Data Source 2013 One or two people have reported that they have solved their DDE connection problems by changing their default Windows browser so that Internet Explorer is not the default. Word Was Unable To Open The Data Source 2016 Which version of Windows?
in the Windows registry, but that's just my guess. http://webinweb.net/data-source/word-was-unable-to-open-the-data-source-dbf.html This does not make sense to me. I wonder if that is when the problem started.Scenario - Use Word 2007 to do what you normally do, save everything. 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). Word Was Unable To Open The Data Source Mac
Staff saves the document. how long is the pathname of the data source? Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. weblink Peter Jamieson http://tips.pjmsn.me.uk On 05/02/2010 13:42, rickcstahl wrote: Sorry, I am using Windows XP.
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 Kingsoft Writer Cannot Open Data Source when using OLE DB, but not this one Also, blank fields in Excel dispay the value zero (0) when merged in Word. One or two people have reported that they have solved their DDE connection problems by changing their default Windows browser so that Internet Explorer is not the default.
If the issue is in fact a program error, why would other letters generate successfully and this single template fail, when the file path and template name are correct, and the Specifically, they have mentioned making Firefox the default. Also, blank fields in Excel dispay the value zero (0) when merged in Word. Mail Merge Will Not Open Data Source This is tedious, but it may help. 3.
I would be looking at the permissions for the /share/ and for the underlying folder - e.g. Also, blank fields in Excel dispay the value zero (0) when merged in Word. The string will be saved either in the connection string, or in the SQLStatement, or split across the two, depending on how Word chose to make the connection (it may choose http://webinweb.net/data-source/word-is-unable-to-open-the-data-source.html To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.
Password Site Map Home Register Authors List Today's Posts Search Web Partners Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Search Go to Page... Then, when I select "ok", it tells me that Word is unable to open the data source. Word always includes certain properties even when they are not strictly necessary. One way tosave the document with the correect data source is to detach it from its data source, e.g.
Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. However, there could also be problems if Word does not recognise the character encoding of your .csv file correctly - but let's leave that for now. 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). Has anyone else run into something similar or know of a fix?
It drives me crazy, as I am trying to give our folks in the field instructions on how to use mail merge and they get varying junkie results, including for the The only option is to remove the headers. Your cache administrator is webmaster. As far as the zeros being displayed, sometimes I have zero as an Excel value which I want to appear in Word but other fields in Excel are blank but when
If you are able to test the same document and mail merge source on a much shorter network path and it still does not work, I think that would help establish Copyright ©2004-2016 Microsoft Office Word Forum - WordBanter. Still does not work. I don't work for Microsoft or have have access to the source code, so I have to guess, but in Word 2002(XP) and 2003, I believe Word will either use Word's
Does anyone have any ideas of things I could try to fix this? Then I select the table "Sheet1$" without any errors. Then it tells me that it cannot open the data source. Join our site today to ask your question.
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