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2017-02-09 21:17:41 +0100 asked a question What has changed in version 5.2.5.1 Mail Merge Wizard - not working after update

I have a mail merge document that I have been using in LO 5.1.6.2 (and earlier) with no problems. After updating to 5.2.5.1 the wizard has only 5 steps showing (ver 5.1.6.2 has 8 steps showing) in the left "Steps" pane on the screen and hangs up at on step 4 (Create salutation) when I hit Next>> without adding a salutation. I re-installed ver 5.1.6.2 and that version still performs fine, as before. What do I need to do to get the get 5.2.5.1 mail merge wizard to work properly?

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2016-06-26 15:21:23 +0100 answered a question How to get past the Insert Address Block in a Mail Merge for Labels?

I solved my dilemma by unregisterng the reference database and then reregistering it.

2016-06-24 21:31:15 +0100 asked a question How to get past the Insert Address Block in a Mail Merge for Labels?

I am using LO 5 with Win 10 64bit. I have an existing LO Base database that I am trying to use to create mailing labels in Writer. I am using an existing document with all the appropriate database fields selected/formated which I successfully used for the labels in the past. In the Insert Address Block dialog of the Mail Merge Wizard, I cannot select a registered database (and table) from the drop down menu and move on. (The correct base and table are in the ones shown in the drop down menu.) The OK button is grayed out. The database and query work fine in Base. If I try to start a completely new Labels document, I can see/select the database successfully in the dialog box, but it will not see any of the tables/queries associated with the database in the next drop down menu/box for selection; therefore I cannot access and select the desired fields. The labels routine has successfully worked in the past, but has now stopped. Any help will be appreciated.

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2013-02-11 02:43:39 +0100 asked a question Why are headers not visible in Base reports in LO 4.0.0.3?

I just changed to LO 4.0.0.3. I have a report in LO Base that I want to have a header showing in. I have the header showing in the report edit view, but the header does not show in the actual report. Anyone have some advice to get the header visible in the actual report? Thanks.

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2013-01-18 22:28:40 +0100 commented question how to get rid of blank pages in multipage labels?

Thanks. "Problem" solved. Worked like a charm!

2013-01-18 01:34:11 +0100 asked a question how to get rid of blank pages in multipage labels?

I am making mailing labels from a database query in Writer. My query produces 3 pages of labels as shown in Writer. However, when I go through the Print sequence, it shows 5 pages, the even numbered of which are blank. I can work around this, but does anyone know what I should do to cause the print operation to recognize only the printed label pages? Thanks.

2013-01-17 22:48:29 +0100 commented question how do I put in textbox and type in the text

Thanks for the thorough answer from qubit.

2013-01-14 23:25:03 +0100 asked a question how do I put in textbox and type in the text

I have tired to create a textbox in a report in Base. I can get the box, but then can only highlight the box; I cannot get a text entry "beam". What do I need to do to type in the box? In Writer I do not even see a way to create a textbox. Help does not recognize "textbox" or "text box". I'm sure this is something simple, but it is eluding me so far. Help, please. Thanks.

2013-01-10 21:49:27 +0100 asked a question how to make continuous merged text document

I am making a phone, address, email roster in LO Writer from data included in a LO Base query. It includes two lines, second line is indented. I included the Next record "command" at the end of the second line. I included a paragraph return at the end of both lines. The output produces all 250 records, EXCEPT each record is on a separate page. I'm sure this something simple to correct, but I do not know how. Any assistance will be appreciated. Thanks.