Select the data source
July 11, 2006 | 0 comments
| 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.|