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982 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Mar 20, 2007 6:56 PM by Normigator
Currently Being ModeratedMar 20, 2007 6:56 PM (in response to Normigator)Sorry for the double-post here, but after reading the fix suggested at http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=3066818� more carefully, my problem is resolved.
As it turns out, you have to choose the group in Address Book, then select all the names, then drag all the selected names to the Pages doc for the mail merge to sort in alpha order.
Part of the problem I was experiencing has to do with the click-and-drag lag in Address Book. If you select all the entries, then click-and-drag quickly toward Pages, the list will deselect all but the first entry.
Instead, you have to click-and-hold-and-drag-very-slowly out of the Address Book window. I'm not sure why, but when I attempted (and repeated) the process, that's what I found.
I hope my error helps another.
I'm having a problem similar to other Pages + Address
Book users. When I select an Address Book group
(about 140 addresses) to merge into Pages, they come
up in a seemingly random order.
In Address Book, the contacts are listed by Surname
(Last Name). In the Pages document, I am only
inserting the First Name field, but I would expect
them to merge in alpha order, as they are in Address
Alas, that is not the case.
The fix suggested at
6818� did not solve my problem. I have tried
dragging and dropping the group into the Pages master
document -- it simply comes up with a different,
random sort order.
Has anyone else faced the sort order problem from
Address Book into Pages successfully? Any help would
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