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Format exact excel cell data

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I have a column that has data such as 4:20, 1:00, 3:14, 13:25, etc and it looks fine in excel but when I try to use it as mail merge it converts to 4:20:00 AM and it converts 13:25 to 1:25:00 PM.  How can I maintain the exact cell format when using in mail merge?

Thank you very much!
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You can add this switch to the mail merge field.

\@ "HH:mm"
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Thank you.
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