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Richard, Apple Software Engineer
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I can't do mail merge a get a message saying I need an excel

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I can't do mail merge a get a message saying I need an excel workbook text converter. I have Mac 2008 version
JA: Just to clarify, what's the model of your Mac, and what operating system are you running?
Customer: Macbook Air operating System Mac os I think
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: no
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: not sure how to do that
JA: Anything else you want the Mac expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 27 days ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Richard replied 27 days ago.

Hi there and welcome

Can you save your excel spreadsheet as a XLS file (instead of an XLSX file)

then try to run the merge

Let me know the results please