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Preparing Data Sources, Part 1: Getting Data to InDesign

Performing a data merge begins by preparing the data source and making sure your data is in the correct format.
Problems with Data Merge almost always come down to something isn’t formatted properly in the Data Source. Pay close attention to this clip to prevent errors and show-stopping issues from cropping up in your VDP publications.

Excerpted from Pariah Burke’s comprehensive Pluralsight video course, InDesign CC: Data Merge & Variable Data Printing:

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