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When merging a form document with a data source, I have to change the File Type (dropdown box) from WP MERGE FORMS (*.frm) to ALL FILES (*.*) as my older form documents are .wpd verses .frm.

My question is whether or not I can change/reset the default so that ALL FILES (*.*) automatically comes up under File Type rather than WP MERGE FORMS (*.frm).  This would save me a lot of time as I always need access to all files when merging.  

Thanks in advance for any assistance you can send my way!

Dee, I am not seeing where you can change the extension Globally.  There is a WP forum that is very helpful at...


I am seeing that all you have to do is change the extension and you could do that in the file manager all at one time.

I would keep a copy of the original files before I changed the extension.  But if you can simply take a little time and change the file name extension to all of your files at one time. that might help.  


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Nancy Janyszeski


WordPerfect experience hands on experience, MOUS Authorized Instructor, Brainbench Certified in WP.


WordPerfect user since 4.2 DOS. I currently have WP12 for reference.
I passed the Brainbench WordPerfect Certification in the 90% bracket. Instructional design and test writer for Skills Advantage, http://skillsadv.com/.

I am Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) Master Certified and was certified as a MOUS Authorized Instructor. ICDL certified, Microsoft Office 2010. Instructional design and test writer for Skills Advantage, http://skillsadv.com/.

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