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    Default mail merge change the format of the date

    Hi I am not sure if this excel or word issue. I have a column in excel which has dates formatted as below. When I mail merge to word, I loss the format and the date will convert to something like that 30/09/20, instead of the format below. Why is that. Thank you so much.

    Monday, September 30, 2019
    Tuesday, October 01, 2019
    Wednesday, October 02, 2019
    Thursday, October 03, 2019
    Friday, October 04, 2019
    Monday, October 07, 2019
    Tuesday, October 08, 2019
    Wednesday, October 09, 2019

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    Default Re: mail merge change the format of the date

    Excel is just sending the data over to Word, not the formatting.
    You need to format it on the Word side.
    Last edited by Joe4; Aug 22nd, 2019 at 05:13 PM.
    1. Use the built-in Help that comes with Excel/Access
    2. Use the Search functionality on this board
    3. A lot of VBA code can be acquired by using the Macro Recorder.

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