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MailMerge Object (Word)

Represents the mail merge functionality in Word.

Use the MailMerge property to return the MailMerge object. The MailMerge object is always available regardless of whether the mail merge operation has begun. Use the State property to determine the status of the mail merge operation. The following example executes a mail merge if the active document is a main document with an attached data source.

If ActiveDocument.MailMerge.State = wdMainAndDataSource Then 
End If

The following example merges the main document with the first three records in the attached data source and then sends the results to the printer.

Set myMerge = ActiveDocument.MailMerge 
If myMerge.State = wdMainAndSourceAndHeader Or _ 
 myMerge.State = wdMainAndDataSource Then 
 With myMerge.DataSource 
 .FirstRecord = 1 
 .LastRecord = 3 
 End With 
End If 
With myMerge 
 .Destination = wdSendToPrinter 
End With