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Old 09-26-2006, 09:01 AM   #1
RetiredInMaine
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Label merge prints field names, not data


I have an OpenOffice.org (native format) data base containing a list of club members. I also have a query for a selected mailing. I tried to do a merge to avery labels. I set up the connection to the query, selected the fields and label etc. Then I printed a test sheet of just the first page. Instead of printing the data the field names printed. I went over the wizard several times but can't see what I am doing wrong. I must be doing something wrong, but what?

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance for any help.
 
Old 09-28-2006, 11:33 PM   #2
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Have you tried the advice in OO help? Search term labels;from databases. Possibly this section:
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12.On the Table Data bar, click the Data to Fields icon.
13.You can then save and/or print the label document.
 
Old 09-30-2006, 12:21 PM   #3
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Thank You, problem solved

Thanks for your reply. My print label problem has been solved. Turns out I was not clicking on the new document button. I did not understand that I needed to create a new document. I also did not know how to preview the labels, but your tip along with another tip solved that problem as well.

Thanks again
 
  


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