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are sort/filter options specified? (but I think this only caused a problem in Office XP) f. Join and Comment By clicking you are agreeing to Experts Exchange's Terms of Use. Spot on about the reconnect. the Excel document might be corrupt b. Source

I haveupdated my VFPODBC.DLL file to version 6.01.8629.01 MS Office Patches haveall been applied, MDAC 2.8..... Every time I try to > > open the document I get an error message stating "this operation cannot be > > completed because of dialog or database engine failures. Mail merge Word/Excel Dilaogue/Database Engine error « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Thread Tools Display Modes #1 July 11th 06, 11:24 AM posted to microsoft.public.word.mailmerge.fields havenlad I also tried an sfc /scannow, to see if any system files were corrupted. have a peek at these guys

Every time I try to open the document I get an error message stating "this operation cannot be completed because of dialog or database engine failures. Can you spell out what is going wrong, e.g. The merge has worked before, and it has failed before - it is intermittent. (it failed when she logged into my machine) The problem is only when she opens the document

Generated Wed, 03 Aug 2016 02:06:28 GMT by s_rh7 (squid/3.5.20) ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.3/ Connection I will ask her to copy and paste the excel file to another location and copy and paste it back to the original location and will ak they do this each Blaq posted Nov 1, 2016 at 6:10 PM punctuation order fariz posted Oct 31, 2016 at 4:28 AM overwrite specific 'quick parts' - HELP! If Access, is it the latest version, or a previous version.

Is the Excel document on a network path? The problem followed, which rules out a problem on her machine. can you disconnect? Already a member?

the Excel document might be very large (I don't run into that myself) c. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Barnhill Sep 23, 2007 Loading... But when I try to open it I get a screen asking for "Data Link >> > Properties". >> > I don't have the option of chossing an xls format so

Regarding the format, I'm not sure if I follow the question. http://www.office-forums.com/threads/cannot-mail-merge-with-excel-data-source.117885/ It is really baffling why it will not work. Here's Why Members Love Tek-Tips Forums: Talk To Other Members Notification Of Responses To Questions Favorite Forums One Click Access Keyword Search Of All Posts, And More... Hope all that helps "Peter Jamieson" wrote: Which version of Word?

Unfortunately you will probably also have to take account of the following KB article: "Opening This Will Run the Following SQL Command" Message When You Open a Word Document" at http://support.microsoft.com?kbid=825765 http://electrictricycle.net/cannot-be/cannot-be-completed-as-dialed.html Did you create the doc on the same current machine with the error? "Common Sense is a flower that doesn't grow in everyone's garden." Steve R Jones, #2 Log Peter Jamieson "havenlad" wrote in message ... But when I try to open it I get a screen asking for "Data Link Properties".

Thanks. 0 LVL 76 Overall: Level 76 MS Word 65 MS Excel 20 Outlook 7 Message Active today Expert Comment by:GrahamSkan2011-09-28 Is the problem across several mail merge main documents, About Us We're a friendly discussion community for Microsoft Office help and support. Does the problem occur when you connect/reconnect or only when you open the document? have a peek here We're a friendly computing community, bustling with knowledgeable members to help solve your tech questions.

To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Can you reconnect? Thanking you in >> > advance. >> > >> > >> > >> > None of these things work.

I don't know if these articles will322215 WD2002: "Operation Could Not Be Completed Because of Dialog orDatabasehttp://support.microsoft.com/?id=322215320838 OL2002: "The Operation Could Not Be Completed Because of Dialog orhttp://support.microsoft.com/?id=320838I hope this helps.This

Please try the request again. If so, there is a possibilty that there is a permissions problem with a temporary file/folder somewhere. We then open our mail merge document (a .docx file), which launches a new message in Outlook with all of the merge fields visible in the body of the e-mail. Thanks so very much for your help.

Peter Jamieson "havenlad" wrote in message ... Is the Excel document on a network path? Is the Excel file being used by anything else? (Do you have access to the client's machine?) Peter Jamieson "havenlad" wrote in message ... Check This Out Then she sometimes sees the error.

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