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Jose Alvarez

Data Merge doesn`t combine data from 2 files properly

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 I have tried to combine data from 2 files. This time I used 2 excel files, previously I tried one xlsl file and one csv one, without result. I click second file fields but they arent added to the text frame. Now I can add fields from both files, but if I have Preview activated in both files, Publisher only shows and combine one of them. If I have preview disabled on both files, I can see both placeholders, but if I press Generate, only fields from first file are shown in combined file.

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EDIT: I'm sorry, AFP doesn't combine only data from first file. Every excel file have 3 records. AFP creates a 6 pages doc, the first 3 combining data from first file, and last 3 with data from second file but with the first line (the first file one) empty. Strange behaviour, isnt it?

 

Indeed, I tried again to combine excel and csv files together. With Preview OFF on both, I can add fields from both. Thats why I can't do it to work before. AFP adds the second file fields, but doesn't preview it.

That's the way it must work? If yes, it's a bit nonsense to me...

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By the way, the Windows version shows me the Data Merge Manager window in this way (and I cant resize it):

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I have seen OSX version and shows entire window, no needed scroll bar. I'm using Beta in my laptop, 1366 x 768. Enough free screen, I think...

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Trying Beta, I see that others windows are cutted away, too. And this can't be scrolled...

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I can't acces to the 2 buttons at bottom.

 

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