MailMergeFields.AddMergeRec method (Word)

Adds a MERGEREC field to a mail merge main document. Returns a MailMergeField object.


expression. AddMergeRec( _Range_ )

expression Required. A variable that represents a 'MailMergeFields' collection.


Name Required/Optional Data type Description
Range Required Range object The location for the MERGEREC field.

Return value



A MERGEREC field inserts the number of the current record (the position of the record in the current query result) during a mail merge.


This example inserts text and a MERGEREC field at the beginning of the active document.

Dim rngTemp As Range 
Set rngTemp = ActiveDocument.Range(Start:=0, End:=0) 
ActiveDocument.MailMerge.Fields.AddMergeRec Range:=rngTemp 
rngTemp.InsertAfter "Record Number: "

See also

MailMergeFields Collection Object

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