Need to make 2500 tickets, data merging a csv file causes indesign to fleeze up. When I try export to PDF, it creates the pages but does not merge the date, instead it just leaving the data field. What do I need to do to get the numbers to appear on the tickets when exporting to pdf?
Kinda in a time crunch!!
Mac OSX 10.5.8
InDesign CS5 7.0
How is the date formatted: February 13, 2013? If there is a comma in the date field, that may cause a problem with a .csv file. Try exporting to a tab deliminated file from spreadsheet and see if that works. If problems still exist, try opening .csv or .txt file in text editor and look for any anomalies.
Hi Jeff, thanks for the reply.
There are no comma's in the csv it is just numbers 0001-2500. The numbers are all that need merging.
When I go to preview, everything is perfect and all the numbers show up where they are needed, however, when merge and export the correct number of pages are generated but the numbers are replaced with the data field (<<nbr>>) instead.
Thank you for your time.
Try again without the preview. There's a bug....