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Use the Help function in excel and search for "Consolidate". This will show you how to consolidate data from multiple worksheets into one worksheet.

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Merge 2 columns with 550 cells each all at once?


Merging Columns In Excel Now that we've clarified what merging columns actually means, we can explore how to do it. The first step is to perform the merge for the first cells. Let's go back to our first example and suppose that we are merging column A that contains first names with column B that contains second names. We'll put the merged columns into column C. To merge cell A1 with cell B1 we woul type the following into cell C1:=A1&" "&B1


paste this into C1 (or where needed)
=A1&" "&B1

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When I try to merge my excel document with 250


Hi deloisr

It looks like you have chosen the wrong data file. Probably an earlier version of your data still present in some folder.
Check these
Do you have column headings for every column?
Make sure which folder contain the file? What exactly is the name?
When you are in the Microsoft word, make sure you select the correct data file for your mail merge. If you have selected the correct data file, when you attempt to insert the merge fields, there is no way, it give wrong field names.
The only reason you get the erong field names is because you have the wrong excel file for your data. Fix this problem first, then the rest will sort themselves out.
Have a good day.
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More information is required so I will only assume you are using Excel as a database. Excel is a spread sheet program used by accountants or for mathematical formulas and ledgers. Access is the Database program, however, Excel has functions which is faster to sort and work with address, phone number, zip codes. I will confess, I use Excel as Database because it is quick and easy. I do not know what version of Excel you are using so I will describe it from Office 2007. From Excel make sure you have headers above each column i.e. First Name in Cell A1 Last Name in Cell B1 Address in Cell C1 ect.

Make sure your data is correct and case sensitive as you would like it. If you want zip+4 select the Colum and right click to format the cells using special and select Zip or Zip+4.
It is easiest to use Microsoft Word for the next step rather than format the cells, add page breaks, and customize the print size.
Save your document as an Excel document where you can find it to import it into Word.
Open word and select Mailings then Start Mail Merge and Step by Step Mail Merge.
Select Envelope and next. Select envelope options to change envelope size, font and print options.
Click on Next Select recipients.
Click on browse under select an existing list.
Select the Excel file with your address information.
From the Select Table check the First row of data contains column headers.
Click on the OK buton.
Arrange your envelope then Preview it and your good to go.
If you have an older version of word selects Tools and click on Mail Merge.
Select Get Data.
Pull down Excel for document type.
Select entire Spread Sheet.
Layout your document and complete the merge.
On old versions of word it may not recognize the Excel file. If this happens open the Excel file and save it as a Database File (.dbf) and it should work.
I hope this helps since I did not have enough information from your question.

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Merging 2 columns in excel of names example F1592&H1592 IN COLUMN G1592 SUE JONES


You need to go into format cells and then merge them together and you should be just fine. Highlight the cells that you wish to merge and then right click and then click on format cells and then merge cells together.

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In one of my excel files, I found that the Merge Icon is Inactive, In tried all moods and options, but the Icon is still inactive, I also tried the ''format painter'' to make cells merged but it not...


This can be caused by the worksheet being protected. Check on the Review tab in the Changes group and see if the Protect Sheet or Unprotect Sheet icon is visible. If the Unprotect sheet icon is visible, then the sheet is protected and that would cause the merge cells icon to be inactive.

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Dear Sir, In case there are atleast 80 files or more having same format containing datas in columns in each file with different figures, I want to merge all file in a single sheet in one shot. Kindly...


Hi,

If the column names and orders are same across files, then you can directly use the MS Excel's import data function, this will do your job.

Alternatively, if you want to do it manually, import each file in separate excel worksheet using data import wizard or simple copy paste of data (in latter case you have to use Text-to-Col feature of excel), and then manually append all figures (copy-paste in one go) to any external excel sheet.

Then finally, export/save as that external sheet to any filename of your choice.

Hope this helps.

Thanks.

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Merge two excel sheets with same columns with sum.


Please give some data for sample to solve your query..

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Excel merge to word office 2007


Hi,

This might be an issue with the way you have your field set up.
Right-click on your field and select TOGGLE FIELD CODES until you can see the word "mergefield".

Assuming the name of your field is "mydatefield" , the code below should give you the required format.

{ MERGEFIELD mydatefield \@"DD/MM/YYYY" \*Mergeformat }

Good luck...

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Mail Merge won't print


AppleWorks is a quirky and hopelessly outdated product. I am aware that a few people have an extreme fondness for it however.
It should only have taken minutes to import data, but don't do it in AppleWorks - they stopped making it years ago and it is unsupported and non-standard.
I have just taken two AppleWorks databases, - one older and one newer that needed to be combined. I exported them as tab delimited text and then imported them into Excel (You could use Apple Numbers - the modern equivalent to AppleWorks). Because the to db's had different headers, I imported them into two different Excel docs first and moved the columns around so the matched first, them copy each column over to the 'master' excel sheet.
You can either use the basic database tools in Excel, or once your data is combined and in this kind of data form, it is easy to import a .xls, or .csv into a new database program, such as Filemaker.
If you do copy over the data to Excel, any merge function - for label printing etc. has to be done in Word (or at least up to Word 2004). I was thrown by this until I realised you have to do this. Once a merge doc is set up with the right labels, it worked beautifully. Typical MS though it is a wholly unintuitive process.
Copy and importing data should be done with attention to care obviously. Make sure you have your original AW files backed up before you start.

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If the First Name and Last name are equal to both work sheets, I will just sort them by First Name and Last name and copy the results into a separate work sheet. If the names are different you will have to use Access: This can be easily done with Access and SQL, just import both work books into different tables to access and use the create query wizard, play with the results until you will get the result you want. Access will also solve the duplicate problem easily. Very important: You will have to use join properties: Read help about join properties and understand how this works... Afterward you can export it back to Excel or use Copy/Paste. If you can't use Access and have only Excel: You will have to use Vlookup on various fields until you will get the result you want. Its a hard work but in the end you will get the same result as access. Let me know what happend Daniel

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