How to do a mail merge with more than 255 Columns

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I have an excel which has 1270 columns to import into word document using mail merge.


However i have noticed i have been unable to go beyond 255 columns worth of merge field.


Is there a work around?


Thank you for any any assistance.


Kind regards,

5 Replies
best response confirmed by calof1 (Iron Contributor)

@calof1 , you are welcome

@Sergei Baklan 

I've been battling with this issue since I have tried all possible solutions but no way out , until when I got your solution. Thanks so much for the help. 


@ayeseadewale , glad to know it helped.