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Geek Culture / Link word and excel

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Posted: 2nd Sep 2015 16:45
Is there a way to have variables in Word but have their values pulled from an excel document? This could really speed up the time it takes to update 100+ memos.

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Posted: 2nd Sep 2015 17:50
template + mail merge might be able to do what you are looking for

i actually prefer to just write the documents directly in Excel though myself.

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Posted: 2nd Sep 2015 22:42
As Ortu said, it is a simple mail merge.

1. Create the document in Word.
2. Start a mail merge taking the excel as the source of data.
3. Set the mail merge fields as part of the Word document.
4. Proceed to generate the individual documents based on the excel variables.

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