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Using 2007 Excel and 2007 Word A co-worker has a name/addr file in Excel and formatted the zip column as category, special 00000. TIA DP View Public Profile View message headers Find all posts by DP Find all threads started by DP #8 May 6th 10, 03:20 PM posted to microsoft.public.word.mailmerge.fields DP A data field named ‘ZipCode’ is assumed. {QUOTE
{SET Zip {MERGEFIELD ZipCode}} {IF{Zip} 99999 {SET Zip {Zip \# "00000'-'0000"}}} "{=-{=-{Zip}-Zip}/2 \# 00000;;}{=-({Zip}*(-1)-Zip)/2 \# ;-0000;}"} Note: The field brace pairs (ie Posted in Uncategorized permalink Post navigation ← Capitalize a Word - Keyboard Shortcut Quickly View Keyboard Shortcuts in Google Docs → Comments Leading Zeroes Missing from Zip Codes in a Mail http://nanextechnologies.com/mail-merge/mail-merge-w-fax.html

Reproducción automática Si la reproducción automática está habilitada, se reproducirá automáticamente un vídeo a continuación. If you click in a cell that has a zip code that starts with a zero, e.g. 01234, you'll notice the formula bar will only show 1234. Not sure how that got through (must have been asleep when I wrote that line).Anyway, I changed it in the tip. However when uses word mail merge to produce mailing labels, the leading zeros are dropped. http://www.hamilton.edu/offices/lits/its-newsletter-archive/september-2013/mail-merge-and-the-preservation-of-leading-zeros

If you are using a later version (Word 2007 or later), this tip may not work for you. What need to be done? Visualize a burger with cheese. Derek Epperson 522.277 visualizaciones 6:32 How To Display Leading Zeros On Numbers In Excel - Duración: 3:38. 02RIV 47.764 visualizaciones 3:38 Microsoft Word 2010 Creating Labels Using Mailmerge - Duración: 15:34.

When doing a mail merge in Word and using data from Excel, why do the zeros drop? The Alt F9 is the only one that worked share|improve this answer answered Oct 18 '12 at 16:44 mary 111 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote accepted I managed Iniciar sesión 3 Cargando... Mathematically the zero, also known as the leading zero, has no meaning.

You can then use this new column in your merge in Word. Reply ↓ Lori on December 17, 2015 at 5:02 pm said: this has driven me crazy for YEARS! Suzanne has an Excel worksheet containing addresses. http://www.hamilton.edu/offices/lits/its-newsletter-archive/september-2013/mail-merge-and-the-preservation-of-leading-zeros This is not an apparent choice in my merged, zero-less document!

In the case of a mail merge, the easiet way to maintain the zero is to format your column in Excel containing the zip code as a Special-->Zip Code format and Carrying habushu (snake wine) from Japan to USA "None of the kids were hungry" Or "None of the kids was hungry" Is the USA murder rate at a high? This will format all 5 characters, even if they have leading zeros... "dp" wrote: Using 2007 Excel and 2007 Word A co-worker has a name/addr file in Excel and formatted the ExcelIsFun 32.676 visualizaciones 22:06 Working with Leading Zeros in Excel 2003, 2007, and 2010 - Duración: 10:28.

What need to be done? This site is for you! Next, use your .txt or .csv version of the file as the data source for your Word merge…." Site: http://www.hamilton.edu/its/its-newsletter-archive/september-2013/mail-merge-and-the-preservation-of-leading-zeros Reply ↓ Free on July 22, 2015 at 8:12 pm said: Cargando...

Thank you for this alternate way of retaining leading zeros. http://nanextechnologies.com/mail-merge/includepicture-mail-merge.html What need to be done? Zip shows fine. However, when she uses mail merge in Word, the leading zeroes are dropped.

Sounds like you have sorted it already though :) –Lunatik Jun 11 '10 at 19:21 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote I have never had this problem before, and Is historical linguistics still producing new results? The bottom layer is the data and the upper layer is the formatting. check my blog Very helpful Reply ↓ sue tait porcaro on August 4, 2016 at 4:13 pm said: thank you!

Terri Grover 270 visualizaciones 7:39 Zip Code Finder in Excel - Duración: 3:07. Notice in the screen shot below that even though the number has the "Special" format applied, in this case zip code, Excel still only shows 1234 in the formula bar where If you click in a cell that has a zip code that starts with a zero, e.g. 01234, you'll notice the formula bar will only show 1234.

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However when uses word mail merge to produce mailing labels, the leading zeros are dropped. Did not work for me:( I do not have the zero's in my Excel though? If you select the merge field for the ZIP Code, you can expand it by pressing Shift+F9. Here's how: In the Word document, click into the field with the zip code, and press SHIFT + F9.

Reply ↓ Linda Russell on June 20, 2015 at 6:27 pm said: I use Excel,Office 36, and this method worked perfect. However when uses word mail merge to produce mailing labels, the leading zeros are dropped. SwayTheWorld 21.868 visualizaciones 10:28 Mail Merging with Microsoft Excel and Word - Duración: 6:32. news He is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company.

However when uses word mail merge to produce mailing labels, the leading zeros are dropped. Reply ↓ Arslan Khaliq on August 18, 2015 at 8:09 pm said: If you save your excel file as CSV(comma delimited) and then use this file (CSV Version) as database in Alan Weaver 273 visualizaciones 7:45 Office 2013 Class #51: Fix Word 2013 Mail Merge Number Format Problem: Excel & Access Data Source - Duración: 22:06. Thank you both "dp" wrote: Peter - I printed your answer and Macropod - I've printed out the link you sent.