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MailMergeDataSource Object

Office 2003
MailMerge
MailMergeDataSource
Multiple objects

Represents the mail merge data source in a mail merge operation.

Using the MailMergeDataSource Object

Use the DataSource property to return the MailMergeDataSource object. The following example displays the name of the data source associated with the active document.

If ActiveDocument.MailMerge.DataSource.Name <> "" Then _
    MsgBox ActiveDocument.MailMerge.DataSource.Name
		

The following example displays the field names in the data source associated with the active document.

For Each aField In ActiveDocument.MailMerge.DataSource.FieldNames
    MsgBox aField.Name
Next aField
		

The following example opens the data source associated with Form letter.doc and determines whether the FirstName field includes the name "Kate."

With Documents("Form letter.doc").MailMerge
    .EditDataSource
    If .DataSource.FindRecord(FindText:="Kate", _
            Field:="FirstName") = True Then
        MsgBox "Data was found"
    End If
End With
		


Parent Objects | MailMerge Object



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