Article ID: 286848 - View products that this article applies to.
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When you use Microsoft Query to connect to your data source in a Mail Merge operation, the sort and filter functions in the Mail Merge Recipients dialog box do not work.
Microsoft Word cannot parse the SQL string sent by Microsoft Query, and the sorting and filtering operations fail without producing an error message.
Use the filter and sort functions of Microsoft Query. To access the Microsoft Query functions, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 286848 - Last Review: January 29, 2007 - Revision: 2.2
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