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Default Access/Vba mail merge to word help

Hi,

I have a couple of issues with a automated mail merge to word from vba. Does anyone know if there is a way to add a variable image field into the word selection, I have tried the 'objWord.Shapes.AddPicture' method and I can only get this to work using a specific image, however I require a different image(signature on letter) for certain records.

Secondly is there a way to insert certain fields in the word selection range into a text box, namely address details to avoid letter drift, because I cannot find a way to add the image in a variable position depending on field population.

I know there are other mail merge methods which could be used but this method is quick and very effective for my requirements (well most of them). Any input would be very much appreciated.

Tq,

'#### current code ####

objWordApp.Application.Visible = True

With objWord.MailMerge.Fields

Set oSel = objWord.Application.Selection

oSel.TypeParagraph
.Add oSel.Range, "contact"

'######### etc

oSel.TypeText "Letter text - bla - bla"
oSel.TypeParagraph
oSel.TypeParagraph
.Add oSel.Range, "signoff"

End With

objWord.MailMerge.Execute





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