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MailMerge Object Members

Office 2007

Represents the mail merge and catalog merge functionality in Microsoft Office Publisher.


Aa438628.methods(en-us,office.12).gif CreateShortcut Creates a shortcut to the file that contains the list of recipients or products for a mail merge publication.
Aa438628.methods(en-us,office.12).gif Execute Performs the specified mail merge or catalog merge operation. Returns a Document object that represents the new or existing publication specified as the destination of the merge results. Returns Nothing if the merge is executed to a printer.
Aa438628.methods(en-us,office.12).gif ExportRecipientList Exports the list of mail-merge recipients to a Microsoft Office Access (.mdb) file or to a comma-delimited text (.csv) file.
Aa438628.methods(en-us,office.12).gif OpenDataSource Attaches a data source to the specified publication, which becomes a main publication if it's not one already.
Aa438628.methods(en-us,office.12).gif ShowWizardEx Displays the specified catalog or mail merge wizard in a document.


 NameDescription,office.12).gif Application Used without an object qualifier, this property returns an Application object that represents the current instance of Publisher. Used with an object qualifier, this property returns an Application object that represents the creator of the specified object. When used with an OLE Automation object, it returns the object's application.,office.12).gif DataSource Returns a MailMergeDataSource object that refers to the data source attached to a mail merge or catalog merge main publication.,office.12).gif DocumentUpdating Returns or sets a Boolean indicating whether the screen is updated while mail merge code is running. Default is True (the screen is updated). Read/write.,office.12).gif EmailMergeEnvelope Returns the EmailMergeEnvelope object associated with the parent MailMerge object. Read-only.,office.12).gif Parent Returns an object that represents the parent object of the specified object. For example, for a TextFrame object, returns a Shape object representing the parent shape of the text frame. Read-only.,office.12).gif SuppressBlankLines True to suppress blank lines when mail merge fields in a mail merge main document are empty. Read/write Boolean.,office.12).gif ViewMailMergeFieldCodes True if merge field names are displayed in a mail merge publication; False if information from the current data record is displayed. Read/write Boolean.,office.12).gif WizardState Returns or sets a Long indicating the current Mail Merge wizard step for a publication. The WizardState property returns a number that equates to the current Mail Merge wizard step; a zero (0) means the Mail Merge wizard is closed. Read/write.