Mail Merge with data from Google Spreadsheet

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Mail Merge with data from Google Spreadsheet

Postby jhammon1 » Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:51 am

I have created a letter in OO Writer and have address data in Google sheets. I cannot figure out how to use mail merge from that data source. I always get message that it cannot open the data source. What do I need to do do? Thanks for help!
Open Office 4.1.6 on Windows 10
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Re: Mail Merge with data from Google Spreadsheet

Postby John_Ha » Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:37 pm

See Chapter 11 - Using Mail Merge in the Writer Guide.

You need three things

1. a spreadsheet with the data
2. a database file which must be registered
3. a letter with fields to accept the data.

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