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Solved: Word mail merge shows empty outlook contact folder

Q: Solved: Word mail merge shows empty outlook contact folder

I'm using Office 2003. I went through the steps of doing a mail merge from word. I selected the Outlook contact folder I wanted to use and it shows no contacts in it. However, there are plenty of contacts in that folder. So I tried another contact folder and it worked just fine. Any suggestion on this one folder?


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A: Solved: Word mail merge shows empty outlook contact folder

Right-click that Contacts folder and hit Properties. Go to the Outlook Address Book tab and make sure it's checked to be seen as email address book.

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Computer: Dell Inspiron 6000 with 1.5 GHz Pentium M processor and 2 GB of RAM.

Windows version: XP/Pro SP 3 (V. 5.1 Build 2600.xpsp.080413-21111 : SP 3)

Word 2002

I exported my contacts list from Gmail, using "Outlook's CSV format (for importing into Outlook or other applications)." The file name is contacts.csv, and has 156 names in it--only a few have physical addresses.

This is the sequence I use for the mail merge:

Open Word

Start with New Blank Document

Tools/Letters and Mailings/Mail Merge Wizard

The Task Pane opens and the Mail Merge toolbar is displayed. From the Task Pane:

Step 1: Document type = Labels

Step 2: Change document layout/Label options/8462 Address

Step 3: Use an existing list/Browse to contacts.csv. Double click on contacts.csv. Default = Select all. Click OK.

Step 4: Using Insert Merge Fields tool on Mail Merge toolbar, insert Name and Business Address/Update all labels.

Step 5: Instead of 156 labels, I get 156 pages, with many duplicate labels for each name. If your question is, why am I trying to create address labels for contacts without physical addresses, I can only say that I was trying to learn how to do a mail merge with the exported Gmail contacts list. But, if I wanted labels with only names (say name tags or file folder labels), the steps I used will also create many excess labels (I tried using just the Name field in step 4--same result).

If, at step 3, I click on the Business Address field and select nonblanks. ... Read more

A:Word Mail Merge with exported Gmail contact list

Here is an update. I created a new recipients list while using the Word Mail Merge feature, with 3 entries. If use that list for letters, I get 3 letters. If I use that list for labels, I get 3 pages of labels, with duplicates.

I created a new recipients list using Excel with 25 entries (this list is completely independent of the list of Gmail contacts) and saved it as a csv file. If I use that list for labels, whether using the Word label feature or the Word Mail Merge feature, I get 25 pages of labels, with many duplicates.

My conclusion is that there is a problem with the Word (at least Word 2002) label and/or mail merge to labels features, and that the problem is not operator error.

Can anybody help?

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This fixes the problem of having word show an empty address book from Outlook Contact folder when doing a mail/merge in Word.

1. I went to Outlook, clicked on Tools, then Email Accounts, then View or Change Existing Directories or Address Books

2. I then highlighted Outlook Address Book and clicked on Change

3. I then removed each address book listed, clicked on close, clicked on finish.

4. I then went to each Contacts Folder and right mouse clicked and selected the Properties option.

5. I then clicked on the Outlook Address Book tab

6. I put a check mark in the "Show this folder as an email address book"

Prior to all this each contact folder already had this checked. So God only knows why this issue existed but it did.

After doing these 6 steps I went to do a mail merge in word and selected the Contact Folder that had been showing up empty before. It no longer was empty.

A:Solved: Issue with Word mail merge with Outlook 2003

Just a tip: if you want to mark a thread solved, use the Thread Tools at the top of the page instead of double-posting and changing the title. Go ahead and mark your original thread solved, a mod will probably delete this one.

Glad you got your problem sorted.


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Windows XP Professional Service Pack 1 with office 2002 plus Outlook 2003 installed, Exchange 2003 is being used as the e-mail server.

When I do a mail merge from Word 2002 to e-mail for a mass e-mailing in Outlook 2003. The process completes but there are no e-mails sent from Outlook 2003. The e-mails that were merged are never recieved by the recipents that are being set to. Help.

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I used Word 2007 for mail merge to send about 1000 mails to my prospects
After I click the Merge and Complete button, for every email it sends, outlook pops a warning
"Some program is trying to access to send email. If it is not ok, click deny and check your virus settings ..."

I am forced to click "Allow" for every mail, this is too much to take for the number of mails I am sending
Is there a way to disable this warning system when I am doing a mail merge

Kindly help

Thanks and regards
Sasi Sekar K

A:Word 2007 - Outlook Mail Merge Warning for every mail

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Can anyone advise me if there are limits anywhere to the number of e-mails I can send out simultaneously when using a mail merge to e-mail? I have set up and tested the mail merge and it all works fine, but I don't want to launch the real one only to get problems. I have a mailing list with 1,600 addresses, I'm using Outlook and Word 2011 for Mac to do this.

A:Mail merge to e-mail using Word / Outlook 2011 for Mac

One of the problems your going to face is getting labeled as a spammer. If your sending these internally it may not be a problem. The standard answer for this is to Outsource this if your sending over 100. Good decision not to launch the real one yet.

A detailed response to similar question in StackOverFlow

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When using a mail merge documnet in word and using Outlook Contact as a database the merge fields do not all match, The state = city and the zip code = state. I have match fields and saved format but the same issue occurs in a new document

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I am trying to do a selected mail merge and ever time I get to the part we I select the files that I in my contacts it is looking at personal folder/Sent Items/Conflict. It will not allow me to select where my pst's are.

A:Mail Merge Word 2002 with Outlook

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Maybe the Office 2002 gurus out there can direct me to a solution to this pesky problem...
When I try a mail merge to make mailing labels with Word 2002, I always use my Outlook contacts for the data.

However, Word always gives me an error message that says that Outlook is not configured as the defualt mail client. It instructs me to make the changes in Outlook and to try again.

I've been in Outlooks Tools menu, as the help files tell me, and have checked the settings, and made sure the box is checked to configure Outlook as the defualt email program, but Word behaves the same.

Any suggestion?

Ken C.
Chino Hills, CA

A:Problem getting Word to use Outlook for Mail Merge

Try this, go to contol panel, click on internet options and on the program tab set Outlook as the default email program.

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We started by creating a Mailing Label template using the Mailing Label
Wizard in Word. The fields we set up were:
First Name
Last Name
Street Address
Postal Code
Then we went to Outlook and chose View by Category. We then highlighted all names in the category we wanted to merge. Then we tried to merge using
these commands:

Mail Merge
Only Selected Contacts
All Contact Fields
Existing Document - (We browsed to the Word template we had set up)

This opened up a Word screen as asked us if we wanted to Merge now which we clicked on and selected Merge in the next screen too.
Upon selecting Merge the second time, an "Invalid Merge Field" screen opened
up with these options:

This merge field is used in the main document, but it does not exist in the
data source: State/Province
Postal Code

Options were to Remove Field (which we don't want to do) or
Replace with a valid merge field from data source.

If we selected the second option we could enter State and ZIPPostal Code but had to do this for EVERY label (30 times) and then it would work, but we
couldn't figure out how to change our template to read this way, because
when we tried to do that it reverted back to the standard fields in Word
which are not recognized in Outlook.

In other words when we did step 2 and entered the fields in the create labels template box and editing the fields in that step they converted back to standard fields.
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A:Word 2000 Mail Merge with Outlook

Easiest when merging with Outlook:
Copy all your contacts to a new contacts folder.
Expert the contacts to an Excel file.
Merge to the Excel file.

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I have windows 7 & office 2007. I am attempting to create an email merge. I have tried to do so starting with first with outlook (which takes me to word) which failed in sending, and then starting with word (which takes me to outlook and then back to word) and also failed in sending. I have followed all instructions to a T (as provided by help in both programs as well as microsoft help online).

What am I missing? Is there some connection between the 2 programs that needs to be set up first?

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We have several Word documents (PO's, Quotes, etc.) that currently are used with ACT! to do mail merge (only to import contact info to a single document). We are moving to Prophet (which works with Outlook) and want to continue using these documents. Office help says you have to have matching versions of Outlook/Word (we don't).
Is there a way to make Outlook 2003 merge contacts as needed into these Word documents without upgrading everyone to Word 2003?

A:Mail merge Outlook contacts with word document?

If Office help says no, then so must I.

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I have recently upgraded to Office 2010 (from 07) and I perform a lot a mail merges. I have come across a few issues with this feature within 2010 and wondered if anyone has a solution. I am obviously running Windows 7.

Issue 1 - When performing the mail merge to emails (HTML), Word 2010 doesn't seem to recognise my IMAP email account, which is set as default in Outlook 10 it uses one of my other pop email accounts.
Is there any way to set my IMAP account as the default for mail merging?

Issue 2 - Once I have completed the email merge I then need to create them as a PDF, which in 2007 worked fine but the Acrobat addin in Word 10 doesn't do anything. (I do have Acrobat 8 prof installed as well) I have done a little research and can see that this is a problem but I need a solution to fix.
Otherwise I'll be reduced to uninstalling and re-install 2007!

Anyone with solutions please let me know.

A:Email Mail Merge Issue - Word & Outlook 2010

Hi welcome to the forum,
Have you tried the macro to save As pdf file of print to the adobe pdf printer?

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I'm using Word 2010 on a Win 7 machine. I'm having problems with mail merge in that when the merge is complete and I click on "OK" once the mail dialog has been completed, nothing happens. My e-mail client does not open up, nor do I see any messages in the outbox. This used to work just fine with Windows Live Mail and Word 2007. I then installed Word 2010 and it does not work now. Any suggestions from anybody? Any assistance would be MUCH appreciated. Microsoft is no help - impossible to contact.

A:Solved: Word 2010 e-mail Mail Merge Problem

Word and Outlook have to be same version.

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Hi All,

Have a minor but irritating problem with Thunderbird. I have used it for a long time without problems, but now, when I delete messages from my "In Box" using the tool bar delete button, the messages completely disappear and are not placed in the "Deleted" folder as used to be the case. I have, as a result, lost the option to recover any messages if I need to do so.

It may be helpful to know that I use the following extensions/theme for Thunderbird :- Talkback and Lightning ( Calendar Function ) 0.3./Noia 2.0 eXtreme. I have tried disabling/uninstaling these features, without success.

No big deal I appreciate, but it's a pain.

Really grateful for any help out there.

Many Thanks in anticipation

A:Solved: Thunderbird/Deleted Folder Always shows Empty

Not sure but open up Thunderbird and go to tools, account settings.
When it opens or when mine opens it has on the left side "Local Folders" high lighted as in screen shot your see the box on the right to empty trash when you close thunderbird.

So is this what your doing or are you losing the email after deleting even without closing thunderbird down?

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I was hoping someone could help me find a setting or any type of method for getting Microsoft Outlook to automatically empty the 'Junk Mail' folder.

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.

A:Having Microsoft Outlook Automatically Empty 'Junk Mail' Folder

There is no option to do such a thing simply for the reason that no junk mail filter is foolproof. Its do so to prevent deletion of valid email getting deleted due to error. The best practice is to manually delete the essages with the confirmation popup.

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I recently installed and set up Outlook 2007, which included importing e-mail messages from Windows Mail.

When I start up Outlook, it creates a folder titled Mail on my desktop with nothing in it. This doesn't appear to have any use, and it is annoying to have this appear again the next time I start Outlook even after deleting it previously.

I am not sure if it is related to my importing mail from Windows Mail, because I believe I designated a folder on my desktop (possibly titled "Mail") for my Windows Mail messages in order to import correctly. But then I deleted it (and most of Windows Mail). However, this may be unrelated.

I have disabled all Outlook add-ins, as well as mail scanning for my Norton AntiVirus, but neither of these worked.

Any suggestions?


A:Outlook 2007: Empty Mail Folder Created on Desktop


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When trying to import an excel list into mail merge.
I get the errror "document locked for editing" and I cant continue. Does anyone know what is happening. Im not using it elsewhere and it used to work!

Thanking you for you help


A:Solved: Word Mail Merge Problem

did you tried to do it in safe mode and checked.
try saving the excel file with a different name and then try mail merge

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Hi All,

I have a Word document that pulls data from an Excel spreadsheet...everything was working fine in Word 2003, but we have changed the system and it has Office 2007 on it and the problem that I am getting is this box that pops up as soon as I open the Word document...


Microsoft Word

Opening this document will run the following SQL command....

Data from your database will be placed in the document. Do you want to continue?

I click "Yes", but that warning keeps popping up everytime I open the document? is there a setting in 2007 that I can set so it doesn't prompt me all the time? I have added the location of the documents in the "trusted zone", but not sure where else to look?


A:Solved: Word 2007 and mail merge..

The reasons for the warning and the workaround to disable it (which is a security risk) are here:

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I have an excel spreadsheet with names in one column and street and city address in another. I want to make a simple mail merge so I can make labels but I can not figure it out. Any ideas? I am using the mail merge wizard, but when I merge it is all blank.

A:Solved: Word and Excel Mail Merge

You merely have to name the Excel spreadsheet as the source of the data for the mailmerge (I think it is about the 3rd step) where you can select browse to use an existing list (MS calls it a database on this step, even though a spreadsheet isn't really a database).
Have you done all that?
Also, you might want to consider splitting the street and city into two separate columns, just to make it a bit more flexible in arranging your data.

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Using the wizard in Word 2002 I have created a mail merge document, by default it seems to have created the data source as an Access format file. I now want to go back and add some more names to the data file but can't seem to do so. Word will only let me select or exclude names for the merge list but not add, I don't have Access installed so can't edit it directly.

Can anybody tell me how I can add names, surely I don't have to construct a completly new file ?


A:Solved: Word - mail merge data source

Found it ! If anybody is interested you have to open the merge list, select an entry and click on EDIT, this opens the entry form where you can select a 'NEW ENTRY' typical Microsoft to hide it away !

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I would like to create a mailmerge document with "consecutive" data (ie: first name, last name, gift amount) that I want to keep in the SAME page from one record to the next until I get to the real bottom of the page. I cannot find a way to make the merged document NOT put a page break between each record (word 2007). Where can I find such a command?

Also when I tab between each field, the fields line up for the FIRST record, but then they are out of wack for subsequent records. How can I assure that the data in the records will line up throughout the whole merged document? ie:
first name1 last name1 amount1
first name2 last name2 amount2
first name3 last name3 amount3
etc, etc., etc.

Thanks for any help you can provide.

A:Solved: word mail merge page break

I've used the merge feature quite often in the past, using the Mail Merge wizard, which is still included in Word 2007. But I've never had occasion to do the type of merge you are wanting. But I have heard (in which forum I don't remember) that there is such a thing as a "directory" merge in Word, which prints a continuous listing of the data fields, laid out as you specified them in your post.

For my own curiosity, I just tried using Word 2007's Help feature to find information on a directory merge; sadly, it seems to be lacking, or missing entirely, from what I can see. But I just tried this, and it seems to work: Start the merge wizard, and when it asks you what type of document you are working on, choose Directory. This will allow you to choose to specify which fields, one by one, you want on each line of your printed listing. To take care of the column alignment problem, I would suggest that you create a one-row table (with or without borders, and with or without any before/after spacing you want) to hold the fields you want on each record of your listing. When I chose to complete the merge, using one of my own data files, Word produced a continous listing, one line for each record in my data file, filling each page until all data records were printed. Of course, you can specify which records you want included, if you don't want all of them, during the merge process.

Hope this will help.

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Hi all,

I have never had this problem before. I have an Excel file with a number of worksheets in it, all running a macro (thanks XLGuru) that prevents the entering of duplicate data in an area of each sheet (it is a seating chart for a number of days). Not too fancy. I have the print areas set and a correct worksheet is set first to have the data taken from.
BUT, when I try to run a mail merge to word in order to print tickets, I get the following message: "Word could not re-establish a DDE connection to Microsoft Excel to complete the task."
I have tried just copyng the data to another Word document and using that for the data info, and that worked fine, so...?

Thanks again, in advance (what a great site)!

A:Solved: Word 97/Excel 97 mail merge problem

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Hi all,
I'm attempting to create a mail merge in 2010 with multiple records merging into a table on one page. I've tried a couple of options:
Use the "Next Record" rule. This works in the first row, but the merge reads left to right so when it gets to the next row, it's screwed up. I can't find a way to tell it to read down the column and then move to the next record instead of reading across the row.
Merge to a directory. I can create a table with one column, but when I merge to the directory, it stacks the columns on top of each other. There will only be three records for each page, so even if I use a three column layout, there's enough room to stack the columns instead of showing them side by side. Also, since there's so much other data on the page, there's no good way to fit the merge to a directory information within it.

Anyone have any ideas? I'm attaching a sample document and the cells in yellow are the ones I need to merge. Thanks.

A:Solved: Mail Merge Nightmare (Word 2010)

Nevermind, I see what you are trying to do. I am not sure how you would approach this since it is not your typical mail merge.

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Hope you can help.
Our office has recently upgraded to MS Office XP. We can't install SP3 for Office XP - it breaks our other apps.
We have about 200 or so form letters we use to send to clients using many "If" statements to send them the information they need. We will also use "includetext" strings to another Word document to bring in that information.
Sometimes, in that "external" document, there is an "if" statement that references to one of the mergefields (ie FirstName, LastName), on which we also put formatting switches ( \* Caps).
What we are finding is that in the main document, when the includetext brings over the name, it's in all UPPER case, just the way it is brought over from our database.
The flow of what it is doing may look like this:
main document w/includetext > external document > "if" statement with mergefield \*Caps.
Word is not completing all the commands we have given it by not putting the name in First Initial in Caps with the rest lower case.
Have any of you heard of this? If so, does anybody know a solution?

A:Solved: MS Word XP Mail merge switches & includetext

I just thought I'd give you the solution I found out of the blue.
Instead of using \*Caps,
use \* lower \*FirstCap
Both of them apparently need to be used
Thank you to anybody who may have read this post.

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Is it possible to create an e mail merge? It would be so helpful, but I haven't yet figured out how to do it.


A:{SOLVED} Word: Mail Merge to Email Address

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I'm doing a mail merge document in MS Word. (I have Windows XP.) Does anyone know how I can print out a list of the people I'm sending it to?

A:Solved: How to print out list of mail merge recipients in MS Word

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I've been trying for an hour to make labels to print out and stick on envelopes. I tried to use Mail Merge in Word 2000 for the very first time, but I'm doing something wrong. I really don't understand how it works. I've got a normal Word document with addresses, one address underneath the other with an empty line separating them. When I try to create the labels, a box pops up saying something about a field delimiter and record delimiter. Can anyone help me and tell me how to create my labels properly? Thank you in advance for your time.

A:Solved: Creating labels with mail merge in MS Word 2000:help, I don't get it!

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I have an Access query with data that I want to merge into a document. When I'm in Word setting up my merge document, I go to select my recipients, select my saved Access file, but then I can't find the query I want to use in the list of tables and queries. In fact, it seems that only some of the tables and other queries in that file come up in the list. Why is that and can I do anything about it? I know I can export the query as an Excel file (I've done that and it works) but I should be able to pull data directly from the query. I've looked for a solution in other posts here to no avail. Frustrated.

A:Solved: Can't find Access Query when using Word mail merge

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I've successfully created and run a Word 2007 Merge document and discovered that I omitted a field. Every time I open the Word template I created to add the new field it propagates and creates the merged document and I can't seem to figure out how to add another field to the template. HELP, of course.

A:Solved: MS Word 2007 Mail Merge Template-Can't find how to amend

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I have it set up to list an agency and then a recipient.

<address 1>
<address 2>
<city, state, zip>


<recipient name>
<address 1>
<address 2>
<city, state, zip>

In the first set it seems like it automatically set it as an address block even though it doesn't say it anywhere and if the address2 is blank it moves the city,state,zip up to fill in the gap. In the recipient address, if there is no address2, it leaves a blank line. Using the address block fix is problematic because it does not seem to want to allow me to choose the specific fields, it names them for me. Also, there are nine versions of the letter I arranged into excel fields to get around having to create multiple versions. I was going to just either put the info in the excel field or leave it blank, but it leaves blank lines on that too.

Is there a way to suppress the blank fields? I have seen some complicated sql language that supposedly will do it, but I don't understand what they're telling me to do.



A:Solved: Word 2007 Mail Merge Unwanted Blank Line!

For fields that might be blank, try conditionally adding that field versus a regular add. In your example, it would look something like this:

{Mergefield "Address 1"}{IF {Mergefield "Address 2"} <> "" "
{Mergefield "Address 2"}"}

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Trying to perform mail merge using outlook contacts

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i know how to do a mail merge between word and an excel database, but i dont know if it's possible to merge info between outlook (or OE) and an excel database.

please help.

thank you.

A:[solved] is it possible to mail merge between outlook and excel

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Problem creating address labels in mail merge. Excel 2007 >Word 2007
Avery 5160.

Everything works good until I preview labels. Many of the labels are left blank. causing a whole lot of wasting labels!
in some cases the merge was filling randomly. I thought it was caused by cells that were hidden, but it still happened after i deleted all of those.

can anyone help my sanity and help me stop wasting all this label paper?


A:Solved: How to Remove blank address labels in mail merge. Word 2007

well i realized after i continued through the printing process, it eliminated the problem.

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I have consolidated several Outlook Contact lists recently; two Outlook 2000 and one Outlook 2003 into a single Outlook 2003 install. I did this by exporting each 2000 folder as a .pst file and then importing them into the 2003 Contact folder. Afterwards, I found I was missing about 100 contacts out of 1500. These were random contacts, and not from one particular .pst file. When I happened to scroll down to the bottom of the current 2003 Contact folder, I found a second "contact" listing with the missing entries. It is not a second contacts folder, it is a second "contacts" listing in the main "Contacts" folder. In other words, I have two "contacts" listings in the main "Contacts" folder; same spelling, etc. I tried to copy/move the 100 entries to the main 1500 entries but no luck. I then moved the 100 entries to a subfolder, checked the main "Contacts" folder to make sure I only had one "contacts" listing left, and then I moved them back. This created the second "contacts" listing again. I then copied both sets of "contacts" to a second subfolder, and they merged fine. I then deleted all the entries in the main "Contacts" folder and copied the entries in the subfolder back to "Contacts". When I opened it, I had two sets of "contacts" listings again. I even tried to export the 100 as a .pst file and then import them back in "Contacts"; no go.

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A:Outlook 2003 Contact merge question

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Any assistance would be greatly appreciated

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we are running office 2003. when doing a mail merge in outlook from our contacts list
word is inserting a blank line into some of the contacts between the address line and the city line.
address line 1
address line2


has anyone else come across this annoying glitch and have any ideas how to fix it???
if you can your a star!

A:Solved: Microsoft Outlook 2003 mail merge problem please help!!

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Hey y'all,

Been searching for this answer the past day & am stumped.

The long subject tells the tale but here is more detail.

I have a Word 2K doc that I want to fax to my clients automatically. Their fax numbers are in my Access 2K database. I used mailmerge and found my data source, click merge, get the merge dbox and select electronic mail. Help I found said this is what is used for faxes as there is no fax option. I click setup & select my data field w/fax numbers. When I click merge I get a check names box from Outlook 2K saying no matches found for my # in the db. I've tried the testing from MSKB, everything checks out. I have removed check names in Outlook. I'm at the end of my rope. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.


A:Solved: Office 2K: FAX a Word doc to clients, # in Access, @ merge Outlook wants # from conta

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I installed Outlook 2016 on my Windows 10 pc.  I have contact lists saved by google mail and outlook.com mail.  How do I copy those contact lists into the Outlook 2016 desktop client?

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I installed Outlook 2016 on my Windows 10 pc.  I have contact lists saved by google mail and outlook.com mail.  How do I copy those contact lists into the Outlook 2016 desktop client?

A:Transfer contact lists into Outlook 2016 from google mail and outlook.com mail

This should help for Gmail:https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Import-Google-Gmail-contacts-into-Outlook-edbacfde-f48c-49da-a6a3-bcbb8f4f4819And this page has a section on exporting contacts from Outlook.com (the importing instructions from the link above should then work to import into Outlook 2016):https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Export-contacts-from-Outlook-10f09abd-643c-4495-bb80-543714eca73f

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Hi All,

I am trying to do an e-mail merge from a database that is saved on my hard drive.

According to the help files in WORD 2000, I should be able to do this, similar to sending form letters, only e-mail instead.

I can get everything set up and working, right up to the Merge dialog box, but all I have to select for Merge To, is 'New Document,' or 'Printer.' According to the WORD 2000 help files, there should be an option called 'Electronic Mail.' There is not, and I don't know why. I am apparently missing something, but I can't figure it out.

Any help or ideas will be appreciated. Any thoughts as to what else I may run into--difficulty wise--would be appreciated also.

Thank you.


A:WORD 2000, e-mail merge, missing 'Electronic Mail'

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I would like to use Word 2007 Mail Merge to compose and send email messages. My email client is Windows Live Mail. I do not have Outlook. I do not need to access my WLM Contacts list. The email addresses I want to send messages to are in a column of the Word table that I am using as the Mail Merge data source. I have gone through all of the steps of a Mail Merge, including writing the email message, inserting data fields into it, and selecting recipients. The last step is to finish, merge, and send messages. I click on that step and nothing happens - no error message appears but no messages are sent. Any advice? It's possible this can't be done, but I am hoping it can.


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I have email addresses stored for a Windows Mail Merge docx. and now want to use the email addresses for each entry.How can this email data be exported for use in Windows Live Mail as a Folder in my 'Contacts'?All assistance gratefully accepted in advance. Many thanks
Using OS: 64 bit MS7

A:Word Mail Merge emails to Live Mail

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i just forgot the solution i have passed this situation, theres a msconfig service that is needed to be checked/unchecked help me.

A:my computer shows no drives or anything (this folder is empty)

More details are needed. Did you post from your computer? Where are the drives not showing (Windows Explorer, Disk Management, etc)? Is anything else not working? etc...

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lol, i got no idea what's wrong with it. located in my documents/downloads I open the folder and it comes up empty. If I rename it to some other name, its contents show up actually, strange thing. Also, if I open the folder the long way, that is c\users\myuser\my documents\downloads it opens fine, even i don't change the folder name, any ideas? I think the error is in the registry, used Revo Uninstaller to uninstall facemoods and it messed up the registry to a state that pc became useless, had to backup registry, but seems it never recovered from it lol.

A:Folder has Sub-Folders and Files but shows up empty.

Quote: Originally Posted by Legjendat

lol, i got no idea what's wrong with it. located in my documents/downloads I open the folder and it comes up empty. If I rename it to some other name, its contents show up actually, strange thing. Also, if I open the folder the long way, that is c\users\myuser\my documents\downloads it opens fine, even i don't change the folder name, any ideas? I think the error is in the registry, used Revo Uninstaller to uninstall facemoods and it messed up the registry to a state that pc became useless, had to backup registry, but seems it never recovered from it lol.

Would be easy if you had a backup from before the problem. DO you have the OS dvd to do a repair install?
Ken J

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I believe my .pst file has become too large. The total size is 744936KB. I am using Vista Office on the 32bit version of Vista.

When I try to delete an item from or empty my entire deleted items folder I receive the following Message "The messaging interface has returned an unknown error. If the problem persists, restart outlook."

When I try to move any item from any folder to another folder I receive and error that says "Cannot Move the Items. The Folder is full."

When I try to archive items it will not archive and my archive log says that there was an error while archiving each folder.

When I send a message, rather than putting a copy of the message in my sent items folder it says my sent items folder is full and it will keep the message in my outbox but not resend it.

How can I clean this up?

A:Solved: Unable to Empty Deleted Items Folder in Outlook Vista

Have you tried holding the shift key while pressing the delete button? You can also try deleting and recreating your Outlook profile. If this does not work can you try to export your existing inbox contents to a seperate .PST file? How large is the existing .PST file?


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