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I am sorry, but I am not tech help and I have no idea what you are talking about. I also do not use any Microsoft products and am completely unable to assist with them.

I have no idea how I ended up getting shown as a help contact.

My problem is ending the massive overload of email from libre office.

Good luck, but I can't help


On 06/24/12 01:20, Alex Thurgood wrote:
On 24/06/2012 07:03, Charles218 wrote:

Hi Charles,

Using the "Address Data Source" wizard, I can not get everything in place. I have a data document that is exported from Filemaker Pro, I tried "tab" and
"csv" both. Is there a correct file type that I should use? Here are the
steps that I am taking,

Which separator did you use for your FMPro export to CSV ?
Which file extension did you give your "CSV" file ?

If your file doesn't have a CSV extension it won't work.
If your file is TSV instead of CSV, then it won't work either. By default, I seem to recall that FMPro exports as TSV and not CSV (despite calling it CSV).

Path to the text files - I browse to the file that Filemaker exported, but it is greyed out. I can only select the folder that contains the exported
csv or tab file.

If the file is greyed out, then it is not recognised as a CSV file by LibreOffice, which means that it either has a problem with its name, the file extension name or some other kind of structural problem which the CSV filter in LO is unable to parse.

BTW, if you want to make your mailmerge datasource editable, there are ways of exporting data and structure from FMPro and using that to create a LO database file (which will contain editable data sets).


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