Recordset to mailMerge???

Posted on 2003-03-07
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Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Is it possible to us a recordset as a datasource to a word document within VB?  The recordset has some 50 records in which are correct, I have tried :
ActiveDocument.MailMerge.CreateDataSource , , , , , rst, dbConn

Along with other options is it possible to do and if so how?
Question by:amp81
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Broda earned 1500 total points
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I've never used CreateDataSource but you can connect directly to the database file (if there is one) and run a query on it.

ActiveDocument.MailMerge.OpenDataSource _
  Name:="c:\db.mdb", _
  LinkToSource:=True, _
  Connection:="TABLE [" & tblName & "]", _
  SQLStatement:="SELECT * FROM [" & tblName & "]"

I have a query that I created in my project that I just saved out to a temp mdb file which I then used in the mail merge. You can probably get around this but I just threw it together real quick.

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