Mail Merge w/MS Word 2003 fails (worked previously)

My data is in an .XLS file and I did a mail merge successfully several weeks ago.
Now, I want to use the same letter but a different .XLS file in a mail merge. When I used the Mail Merge Help feature on the right side of the page to browse for the file, it directs me to open an .ODC file. I changed the file type in the pull-down menu to .XLS, searched and selected the correct file. Then the software loads a pop-up requesting a enter a Table.
What happened?
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Katie PierceCommented:
You probably have more than one set of data in the new spreadsheet.  Usually they are identified by the tab labels in the spreadsheet (defaults are Sheet1$, Sheet2$, etc., and would be different if you had renamed them in Excel).

Open Excel and confirm which tab of defined table has your desired Mail Merge data & select that one from the Word Mail Merge.

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