Microsoft Word/MS Word print out mail merge labels multiple times before going to the next record
I would like to use a MS Word mail merge file to print labels from data in an excel file.
In my excel file I have a total number of something lets say apples. I want to put 10 apples in a pack. So in an excel columns I have ....
Total # --- # of packs of 10 -- Day
100 --- -- 10 --- -- Monday
50 --- - - - 5 - -- - -- Tuesday
So in my Word merge file I want to be able to print labels that would be showing the # of a pack with the total number of packs. ( ie. Pack # 1 of 10 packs - pack # 2 of 10 packs .. etc..). That would mean 10 labels will print with all the same other data that is read in from the file with just the count of the packs changing until the 10 packs are done. Then it goes on to the <<NEXT>> command and reads in the next records data and does that for the 5 labels before in goes to the <<NEXT>> Records.
Is there some kind of<For... Next.... If... Then Pack+1 > <NEXT> formula that you could help me with if it can be done???
I'm not aware of any direct method of doing this - and the discussion at http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2007-word/creating-a-labe
bears this out - BUT it does offer some options for doing it.
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