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On 9 May 2015 at 13:40, A <> wrote:

I have multiple spreadsheet files that each represent one unique item.  As
an analogy, think of the spreadsheet as a basket that contains a variety of
eggs (both calculated and hand-entered data). I have multiple baskets each
with multiple eggs.  Each basket (spreadsheet) is associated with one
person.  Each person can have multiple baskets (although that's probably not

I also have a letter, with which I want to do a mail merge - against each
spreadsheet.  i.e. each letter needs to draw multiple pieces of data (eggs)
from each spreadsheet, one letter per spreadsheet.

Normally to do a mail merge you have one data source.  The problem of course
is that I don't have one data source, I have an unknown number - each
spreadsheet is a data source.  So I'm at a loss as to how to mail merge
against multiple data sources in an automated fashion.

Would it be possible to create a 'master' spreadsheet, linked to the
various single spreadsheets and then do the mail merge from the

T. R. Valentine
A rich heart may be under a poor coat.

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