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word mailMerge and perl

by hartwig (Sexton)
on Oct 28, 2003 at 13:50 UTC ( #302684=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
hartwig has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Greetings
How can I use MS word mailMerge fkt via OLE but not! provide a DataSource (actually no database or file)? I'd like to create some data with perl and MailMerge them on the fly into MS Word - without (as I said) creating a temporary file?
Are there any monks around who encountered the same problem?
Have a nice day
Hartwig PS. Of course I know that I need a DataScource - but I would like to use an arry/hash ... whatever but no file or database :)

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Re: word mailMerge and perl
by barrd (Abbot) on Oct 28, 2003 at 14:33 UTC
    <tongue_in_cheek>
    How can I use MS word mailMerge fkt via OLE but not! provide a DataSource (actually no database or file)?
    How about ACME::Thought_Transference?

    Sorry, couldn't resist ;)
    </tongue_in_cheek>

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