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"My Data Sources" is always displayed in the Select Data Source Look In list in Word
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In Microsoft Word, when you click Browse on the Mail Merge task pane, My Data Sources is always displayed in the Look in list in the Select Data Source dialog box.
This behavior occurs regardless of which folder is the current folder, or which folder contains the last mail merge data source that you used.
To work around this issue, use any of the following methods.
Method 1: Create a ShortcutYou can create a shortcut to your data source. To do this, follow these steps:
Method 2: BrowseYou can browse to the location of the data source that you want. To do this, follow these steps:
Method 3: Use the Places BarYou can click any of the icons on the Places Bar (the large bar at the left of the Select Data Source dialog box) and click the History, My Documents, Desktop, Favorites, or My Network Places folders to connect to a data source.
TIP: You can create a new icon for the Places Bar to store your most frequently used data source. To add a folder to the Places Bar, select the folder, and then click Add to "My Places" on the Tools menu.