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MailMergeDataSource.FirstRecord Property

Office 2007
Returns or sets a Long that represents the number of the first record to be merged in a mail merge or catalog merge operation. Read/write.



expression   A variable that represents a MailMergeDataSource object.

Return Value


This example sets the active record as the first record to be merged, and then merges three records ending with the record two records forward in the data source. This example assumes that the active publication is a mail merge document.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub RecordOne()
    With ActiveDocument.MailMerge
        .DataSource.FirstRecord = .DataSource.ActiveRecord
        .DataSource.LastRecord = .DataSource.ActiveRecord + 2
        .Execute Pause:=True
    End With
End Sub