Problem with Mail Merge Fields from Excel

rcolving

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I have a word document Letter that I am performing a mail merge with Excel. The Excel spread sheet is very basic. I am trying to get a merge field such as 0.50 and 0.80 to merge exactly that way in the letter. but instead they merge into the letter looking like the following - 0.80000000000000004 instead of 0.80. Does anyone know how to correct this problem?

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Use Data, What-If Analysis, Goal Seek to find the correct input cell value to reach a desired result
In the Word document use switches in the mail merge fields to format the data.

The Help files lists the various switches/formats you can use.
 
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Switches

I see the help menu but no where does it say how to input or where to input the switch.
 
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