Shapes.AddCatalogMergeArea Method (Publisher)
Adds a Shape object that represents the specified publication's catalog merge area.
expression A variable that represents a Shapes object.
Only one catalog merge area can be added to a publication page. Typically, a publication will only have one catalog merge area.
Although you can add one catalog merge area per publication page, you can only connect to a single data source for a publication. What data is merged is determined by the catalog merge area on the active page, and the data fields it contains.
You must add a catalog merge area to the publication page before you connect to a data source.
This method corresponds to selecting a catalog merge in Step 1: Select a merge type of the Mail and Catalog Merge Wizard.
The following example adds a catalog merge area to the first page of the specified publication.