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Select the data source

 Select the data source.

Before selecting your data source in PageMaker, use the data source program Save As or Export text feature to export your records to a comma-delimited text file.
Open the PageMaker Data Merge palette by selecting Window > Plug-in Palettes > Show Data Merge palette. Choose Select Data Source from the Data Merge palette menu and select your comma-delimited text file. All data field names will then appear in the palette. Text data fields will appear with an uppercase T icon in the palette, while image data fields will appear with a generic image icon. Make any changes to the data fields in the data source program; the changes will appear automatically in the Data Merge palette.