troubleshooting Question

VBA check for empty datasource

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Allan StohnFlag for Denmark asked on
VBAMicrosoft WordMicrosoft Office
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Hi experts

We are using VBA in Word 2013 to automate letters and so on. Data is exported from our system to csv files. I've run into an issue where the csv file only holds the dataname (first line) but no actual data. When I then run this command:

ActiveDocument.MailMerge.OpenDataSource Name:=MyDataSource

We get a popup asking to correct the datasource. Is there a way to check if the datasource is empty and then handle it from there, so it doesn't interrupt the script?

Word-pop-up.png(This is the pop-up, that I'm trying to avoid. It's in Danish, sorry for that)


Allan Stohn

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