MailMergeDataSource.SetAllErrorFlags method (Word)

Marks all records in a mail merge data source as containing invalid data in an address field.


expression. SetAllErrorFlags( _Invalid_ , _InvalidComment_ )

expression Required. A variable that represents a 'MailMergeDataSource' object.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Invalid Required Boolean True marks all records in the data source of a mail merge as invalid.
InvalidComment Required String Text describing the invalid setting.


You can individually mark data source records that contain invalid data in an address field by using the InvalidAddress and InvalidComments properties.


This example marks all records in the data source as containing an invalid address field, sets a comment as to why it is invalid, and excludes all records from the mail merge.

Sub FlagAllRecords() 
 With ActiveDocument.MailMerge.DataSource 
 .SetAllErrorFlags Invalid:=True, InvalidComment:= _ 
 "All records in the data source have only 5-" _ 
 & "digit ZIP Codes. Need 5+4 digit ZIP Codes." 
 .SetAllIncludedFlags Included:=False 
 End With 
End Sub

See also

MailMergeDataSource Object

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