Finding Mail Merge Data Documents 
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 Finding Mail Merge Data Documents

Many letters take an extreme time to open since moving them to a different
server.  The slow documents are mail merge source documents.  The source
document tries to resolve the data documents location back to the old,
non-existing, server instead of looking for it in the same directory.  How can
I programatically fix these documents so they can find the data source
documents without user intervention.  I have processing to open every document
in a folder and all its subfolders.  I don't know how to fix the documents so
they find their data sources without user intervention.

Thank you in advance

Jim Finch

Tue, 18 Feb 2003 11:52:43 GMT  
 Finding Mail Merge Data Documents
Hi JMFinch,

> I don't know how to fix the documents so
> they find their data sources without user intervention.

Do the documents eventually find their data source, or is
the user prompted?

If the latter, then you have no chance. There's no way to
programmatically avoid/get around that dialog box...

Cindy Meister
INTER-Solutions, Switzerland

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Sat, 22 Feb 2003 20:25:31 GMT  
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